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.
Windy conditions and snowfall continue in North and East Iceland today, with the wind speed in Southeast Iceland in excess of 20 m/sec.
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.
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.
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.
Based on projected funding for coming years, it would take almost half a century to replace all single-lane bridges on Iceland’s Ring Road with double-lane ones.
The speed limit going over Skeiðarárbrú bridge in South Iceland will be reduced from 90 to 50 km/hr (56 to 31 mi/hr) in coming days.
As recently as last weekend, drilling for cold water on the farm Ríp in Hegranes, Skagafjörður, had not gone well for contractors.
In an effort to save the lives of Arctic tern chicks, a road on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland, has been painted in bright colors.
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.
More than forty rescue workers were busy overnight due to the stormy weather which affected many communities.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning for today, with southeasterly winds of 15-23 meters per second.
Many truck drivers appear to have a habit of videotaping with their cell phones while driving and then sharing the videos with other drivers.