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Pétursey.

Four Buses off Road in South Iceland

One bus rolled over on Ring Road one, by Pétursey (west of Vík í Mýrdal) in South Iceland just before noon, and three other buses skidded off the road in that area.

Road closed.

Ring Road in Southeast Closed

The Icelandic Road Administration has closed the Ring Road between Lómagnúpur, south of Vatnajökull glacier, in the west to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in the east.

Blowing snow

Travel and Weather Warning for East and Northeast

ICE-SAR has issued a travel warning for today, due to the weather forecast, which calls for heavy snow and blizzard conditions on mountain roads in East Iceland shortly after noon and later during the day in Northeast Iceland.

Road, storm

Bus Rolls Over in Southwest Iceland

Eighteen tourists and their driver escaped with minor injuries when the bus they were in rolled over on Mosfellsheiði mountain pass, east of Reykjavík, late yesterday afternoon.

ICE-SAR

Strong Gale Warning

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.

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.

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.

Þórsmörk

(Mis)guided to Barbecue Party by GPS

The trip of a young, American couple to Þórsmörk, the popular hiking area north of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, ended in an entirely different kind of Þórsmörk in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland, thanks to their GPS.

Rain

Strong Gale Warning

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning for today, with southeasterly winds of 15-23 meters per second.

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