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Gale Warning for Southeast Iceland

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Gale Warning for Southeast Iceland

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Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a warning. A strong gale (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) is expected today along the southeast coast with wind gusts of up to 35 m/sec near mountains. Moderate precipitation is expected in Southeast Iceland by afternoon.

Today’s weather forecast for the whole country calls for northeasterly winds of 8-13 m/sec and mostly dry, but 15-23 m/sec and moderate rain in the Southeast by noon, possibly sleet in places, but clearing in the south and west parts of the country.

Lighter southeast winds in the east by evening. Northeasterly winds of 10-18 m/sec in the northwest tomorrow; 5-13 m/sec elsewhere. Patchy snow or showers in many areas, but fair in the southwest. Temperatures will range from 1˚ to 11˚ C (34-52˚F), mildest in the south.

You can follow the weather forecast at en.vedur.is.

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