The Icelandic Met Office and the Civil Protection in Iceland have issued a warning for East Iceland tonight, where considerable rain is expected.
Siglufjörður resident Torfi Þórarinsson compares yesterday’s weather in the North Iceland town to a tornado.
The Icelandic Met Office has forecast warm and sunny weather throughout most of the country today with temperatures of up to 20°C in the capital region.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning for the northwestern part of the country tonight and through noon tomorrow.
Two German photographers captured pictures of a dust devil by Hjörleifshöfði, South Iceland, yesterday afternoon.
The Icelandic Met Office rarely encounters excessively high temperatures, but yesterday it did–inside its own offices.
Five people were injured yesterday when a minibus carrying 11 passengers went off the road into a ditch on Mýrdalssandur in South Iceland. ICE-SAR rescuers confirmed, however, that the people were not seriously injured.
The first day of summer may have been on April 21, but winter still sticks around, unwilling to leave just yet.
Search & rescue teams in Northeast Iceland were busy last night due to the poor weather and treacherous road conditions.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a storm warning for this evening in Southwest Iceland and the central highlands.
Yesterday, an Icelandic heat record for the first 26 days of March was broken in the northernmost town of Iceland, Siglufjörður, when the temperature reached almost 18°C (65°F).
The severe weather, that affected the country last evening and overnight, caused damage in several communities.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Northwest Iceland tonight and a strong gale warning for the south and southwest late this afternoon.
Police officers from Selfoss, South Iceland, came to the assistance of three American women early yesterday morning who had run into trouble in an area east of Þingvallavatn lake.
Rescue teams in Northeast Iceland were called out shortly after noon yesterday to help foreign tourists whose cars were stuck in Langidalur.
More than forty rescue workers were busy overnight due to the stormy weather which affected many communities.