Icelandair and WOW Air have canceled all flights to destinations on the northeast coast of the US today.
Sunday morning, the snow fell in record amounts; the following days, it was the residents’ turn to fall in record numbers.
Large crowds are expected today at Bláfjöll ski resort, where workers have been busy preparing the slopes.
The aurora forecast for Iceland tonight and tomorrow night is exceptionally good, according to the Icelandic Met Office.
When Jón Atli Magnússon heard the weather forecast Saturday night, he decided to install his camera in his window, set on timelapse.
An emergency was declared yesterday morning onboard Icelandair flight FI440, approaching Manchester Airport.
A violent gale is expected all over Iceland today. People are advised to avoid all unnecessary travel.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) for the northeastern part of the central highlands today, and a violent gale warning (20-28 m/sec) for all parts of the country tomorrow and heavy rain in the southeast.
If you live in Iceland, you must have noticed that the days are getting longer, but you might be surprised to learn how much daylight we’ve gained since the shortest day of the year.
The Icelandic Road Administration cautions drivers of the hazard created by swelling rivers in East Iceland, following a period of heavy rain.
Rescue workers have been called out in Southwest Iceland to assist people due to the severe weather that is affecting the area.
Because of the severe weather system affecting Iceland this morning, all domestic flights to and from Reykjavík Airport have been canceled.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) today and tomorrow, but a storm or violent gale in West Iceland tomorrow.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning for South Iceland today and for most areas of the country tomorrow.
Today will be cold with a slow wind across Iceland with -5 to -10°C (23-50°F) in inhabited areas and up to -20°C (-4°F) in the highlands, as in the past few days. The roads across Breiðdalsheiði and Öxi in East Iceland are currently impassable.
A severe gale warning is in effect for North and East Iceland, as well as for the area south of Vatnajökull glacier.