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Norðurflug helicopter service.

Denounces Gutters in Landmannalaugar

Páll Guðmundsson, manager of the Icelandic Touring Association, is unsatisfied with gutters that have been set up by the creek Laugalækur in the Landmannalaugar area in Iceland’s southern highlands.

Reservoir near Búðarhálsvirkjun.

Maps with Sunken Road Still for Sale

A stretch of road, sunk underwater in the creation of a reservoir for the Búðarháls hydroelectric plant in southern Iceland, still appears on road maps sold around Iceland today.

Jeep driving towards a mountain

… It Tolls for Thee

The government is currently examining whether to introduce tolls on all roads out of the Reykjavík capital area as a means of financing urgent road construction projects.

Vopnafjarðarheiði.

Gale Warning and Road Closure

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speeds of 15-25 m/sec) for Southeast Iceland today and for North Iceland by evening.

Víkurskarð

Weather Warning and Travel Advisory

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong or violent gale warning (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) for the West Fjords late tonight and for most parts of Iceland tomorrow.

Berufjörður, road closed.

Will Road Closure Pave Way for Funding?

Residents of the East Fjords are angry over the announcement Friday by Minister of Transport and Local Government Jón Gunnarsson to postpone improvements of the bumpy part of the Ring Road in Berufjörður fjord.

Studded tire.

Fee for Using Studded Tires?

Representatives of the majority and the Progressive Party in the environment and planning board of the City of Reykjavík would like to look into the possibility of assessing a fee for the use of studded car tires.

Pétursey.

Four Buses off Road in South Iceland

One bus rolled over on Ring Road one, by Pétursey (west of Vík í Mýrdal) in South Iceland just before noon, and three other buses skidded off the road in that area.

Road closed.

Ring Road in Southeast Closed

The Icelandic Road Administration has closed the Ring Road between Lómagnúpur, south of Vatnajökull glacier, in the west to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in the east.

Blowing snow

Travel and Weather Warning for East and Northeast

ICE-SAR has issued a travel warning for today, due to the weather forecast, which calls for heavy snow and blizzard conditions on mountain roads in East Iceland shortly after noon and later during the day in Northeast Iceland.

Road, storm

Bus Rolls Over in Southwest Iceland

Eighteen tourists and their driver escaped with minor injuries when the bus they were in rolled over on Mosfellsheiði mountain pass, east of Reykjavík, late yesterday afternoon.

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