Avalanches Hit Road Sixty One

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Avalanches Hit Road Sixty One

By Páll Stefánsson
Iceland's West Fjords

Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Luckily no one was driving Súðavíkurhlíð, road 61, connecting the village of Súðavík in Álftafjörður, with the town of Ísafjörður, when two avalanches fell on the road, yesterday afternoon.

Avalanche on road 61

Photo: Sæþór Atli Gíslason.

The road has been cleared, but the police advise drivers to travel along road 61 with caution, dv.is reports. 

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