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Severe Weather Warning

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The wind forecast for midnight tonight. Photo: Icelandic Met Office.

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.

Southeasterly winds of 13-20 meters per second are expected with rain, especially in the south and west. Tonight, there will be southerly winds of 23-30 meters per second, windiest in the north and west. Rising temperatures, reaching 5-10º C (41-50º F) this afternoon, will result in rapid melting of snow, swelling rivers, and the possibility of mudslides.

Windy tomorrow morning, but gradually decreasing winds.

Follow the latest forecast at en.vedur.is and road conditions at road.is.

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