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Rain.

Severe Gale Warning

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a severe gale warning (winds in excess of 20 m/sec) for today in many parts of the country, and heavy rain in the south.

Icy road.

Black Ice Warning

The Icelandic Road Administration warns commuters of black ice, that is, a transparent coating of ice, which could form on roads after dark.

Car Sinks in Glacial Lagoon

Imagine standing by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland, admiring the view, when, suddenly, you see a car floating in front of you.

Bakkakotsá

Floods in South Iceland

Bakkakotsá river is close to overflowing Ring Road one in South Iceland, between Vík í Mýrdal and Hvolsvöllur.

Rain.

Road to Þórsmörk Closed

The South Iceland Police and the Icelandic Road Administration have decided to close the road to Þórsmörk, the south central highlands, today, due to heavy rainfall.

Earthquakes.

Katla Quivers

The Icelandic Met Office reports that at 6:10 am this morning an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 registered in Mýrdalsjökull glacier, South Iceland, where Katla volcano is located.

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