The Icelandic Met Office advises people to protect themselves against an increased risk of sunburn over the weekend.
There was heavy snowfall in Reykjavík overnight, bringing the snow depth in the capital area to 19 cm (7.5 in).
If you’re wondering where to go skiing these days, Akureyri, North Iceland, is definitely the place.
All bonfires in Reykjavík, planned for tonight to celebrate the thirteenth and last day of Christmas, have been postponed until Saturday.
The Department of Civil Protection in Iceland asks people in the East Fjords to stay indoors tonight and tomorrow morning.
The storm that plagued East Iceland yesterday caused an avalanche to fall on a farmhouse in Aðalból, Hrafnkelsdalur valley, north of Eyjabakkajökull glacier in Vatnajökull glacier.
One man in Höfn, Hornafjörður, missed his dinner on Christmas Eve, but what he didn’t miss was an opportunity to save stranded tourists.
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.
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.
After the recent gentle weather, it is due to get wintry over parts of Iceland today—though nowhere near as stormy as the hurricane force winds that struck ten days ago, the duty meteorologist assures RÚV.