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February 24, 2017.

Violent Gale Warning

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.

Skarðsheiði

Brighter Days Ahead

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.

search rescue

Severe Weather Update

Rescue workers have been called out in Southwest Iceland to assist people due to the severe weather that is affecting the area.

Weather.

Domestic Flights Canceled

Because of the severe weather system affecting Iceland this morning, all domestic flights to and from Reykjavík Airport have been canceled.

Storm in Reykjavík

Violent Gale Warning

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.

From Reykjavík

Strong Gale Warning

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning for South Iceland today and for most areas of the country tomorrow.

Reykjavík City Hall

Frosty Start to Weekend, Thaw 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.

Taking pictures on a rocky beach.

Severe Gale Warning

A severe gale warning is in effect for North and East Iceland, as well as for the area south of Vatnajökull glacier.

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.

Rain.

Weather Warning

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) in the highlands today, in most parts of the country tonight and again tomorrow night.

Road, storm

Strong Gale Warning

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) today, covering the region from Holtavörðuheiði mountain pass in Northwest Iceland to the Húsavík area in the northeast.

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