The sea level in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, was so high last night that docks were inundated in places.
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The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speed in excess of 20 m/sec) in most parts of Iceland today and in the southeast tomorrow.
A supermoon could be seen from the East Fjords tonight, but elsehwere in the country a cloud cover is expected.
The world’s largest cargo aircraft, the six-engine Antonov An- 225, is expected in Keflavík International Airport tonight, from Leipzig, Germany.
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.
The Icelandic Road Administration warns commuters of black ice, that is, a transparent coating of ice, which could form on roads after dark.
Today, the temperature has risen to 17°C (63°F) in Iceland, while Norway and Sweden have been subject to sub-zero temperatures and snowfall. Unseasonably warm weather is forecast throughout this week.
The Environment Agency of Iceland (Umhverfisstofnun) opposes plans by Icelandair Hotels to add on to Hótel Reykjahlíð by Mývatn lake.
Imagine standing by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland, admiring the view, when, suddenly, you see a car floating in front of you.
Last night, the temperature in Vopnafjörður, Northeast Iceland, reached 18°C / 64°F, similar to what it is like in Rome.
Due to heavy rain and very windy conditions, all flights of Air Iceland are on hold and Ernir Airlines has canceled all flights today.
Despite a new warning sign on Reynisfjara beach in South Iceland, tourists keep risking their lives for a good picture.
The Icelandic Met Office expects the water level of rivers to continue to rise in South Iceland until midnight on Friday.
Bakkakotsá river is close to overflowing Ring Road one in South Iceland, between Vík í Mýrdal and Hvolsvöllur.
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.
The Icelandic Met Office issued a heavy rain warning this morning for South and West Iceland, which will be in effect through Thursday morning.
Rescue workers were called out yesterday afternoon to assist two men, stuck in a 4x4 in Steinholtsá river, on the road to Þórsmörk.