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Very Cold Weather Hits Iceland

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Very Cold Weather Hits Iceland

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Very cold air coming from the Arctic Ocean, north of Jan Mayen, will hit Iceland in the coming days, says Meteorologist Trausti Jónsson.

The temperature will be 7°C colder than average for this time of the year.

The wind coming from the north will remain for the next few days.

Saturday will be very cold, 4°C (39°F) and rain in North and East Iceland, the best weather will be in the West and Southwest, with sunny spells and temperature up to 15°C (59°F).

Sunday and Monday: rain and cold in North and East Iceland, with temperature around 3°C (37°F), warmer in South Iceland, were temperature will be around 13°C (55°F).

Next week: the cold northerly wind will continue, with temperatures about the same as on Saturday. Warmest in South Iceland.

In a week's time, next Friday, the cold spell seems to be over, with light rain in South Iceland, and sunnier, much warmer temperatures in the north of the country we call Iceland.

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