Why do avalanches happen?

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Avalanches normally occur as a result of heavy snowstorm, snowfalls, drastic temperature changes as well as wind directions. Deforestation and also vibrations from earthquakes, big terrains, slope orientations and steep sloped can also result to avalanches.
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