Poor Weather Causing Traffic Accidents

Five people were injured yesterday when a minibus carrying 11 passengers went off the road into a ditch on Mýrdalssandur in South Iceland. ICE-SAR rescuers confirmed, however, that the people were not seriously injured.

The Christmas tree in downtown Reykjavík

High Hopes for White Christmas

The forecast for Christmas weather is becoming clearer the nearer the big day draws, and while meteorologists have been expecting warm weather with squally winds in South Iceland now this weekend, there should be good weather across the entire country in the days until Christmas.

Reykjavík houses

Free Salt to Stop Slips

There is a lot of slippery ice on roads and pavements in the capital region today, following several warm days and temperatures at, or just below, freezing today.

Snow in Neskaupstaður, East Iceland.

Spring Brings East-West Divide

The spring weather is unevenly distributed across Iceland at the moment. Norðfjörður in the East Fjords is still particularly badly impacted by thick snow, which is causing problems—not least for organized tours, some of which have had to be canceled.

Crazy Weather Attacks Again

Iceland has had more than its fair share of damaging storms this winter, with yet another battering the country yesterday and continuing to cause trouble today.

Family with snowman

Do you Wanna Build a Snowman?

Winters are perfect for a lot of things. It is pretty good for freezing, which helps if you want to go skating on the Reykjavík Pond. Building snowmen is another great thing that is hard to do in summer.

Árneshreppur, the West Fjords, Iceland

Cut Off For Six Days

There have been no flights to Gjögur airport in the Westfjords municipality of Árneshreppur since late last week—and the road is closed too.