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.
There is patchy ice on roads in most parts of the country, and travelers are advised to proceed with caution.
Attempts are being made by the Icelandic Road Administration to direct the flood in Skaftá river away from Ring Road 1.
The flow of Skaftá river by Eldvatn is now more than 2,000 cubic meters per second and is expected to peak early this afternoon