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.

Akureyri in winter.

Winter Stays Around

The first day of summer may have been on April 21, but winter still sticks around, unwilling to leave just yet.

Sauðárkrókur Church.

Weather Damage Report

The severe weather, that affected the country last evening and overnight, caused damage in several communities.


Severe Weather Warning

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Northwest Iceland tonight and a strong gale warning for the south and southwest late this afternoon.

American Tourists in Trouble

Police officers from Selfoss, South Iceland, came to the assistance of three American women early yesterday morning who had run into trouble in an area east of Þingvallavatn lake.