Storm arriving, aerial view

Accent at Met Office Creates Storm

The Icelandic Met Office has received criticism lately, because a German meteorologist, Martin Hensch, has been reading the weather report on RÚV’s Rás1, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service.

Road, storm

In the Wake of the Storm

There are no reports of severe injuries to people as a result of yesterday’s storm, but property damage is significant.

Austuvöllur square without Christmas tree.

Oslo Tree Taken Down

The Oslo Christmas tree on Austurvöllur square in downtown Reykjavík has been taken to shelter due to the imminent storm.


Bus Services in Reykjavík after 5 pm Canceled

Bus services in Reykjavík after 5 pm have been canceled due to the extreme weather warning this evening. The Department of Civic Protection has strongly advised that people across the country stay indoors after 5 pm today.

Storm coming

How Bad Was the Weather 25 Years Ago?

The Met Office keeps telling us we’re about to be affected by the worst weather in Reykjavík in 25 years. Since you may be wondering how bad it was 25 years ago, we’ll give you an idea.


Extreme Weather Advice

Due to the extreme weather forecast for today, Ring Road 1 from Markarfljót river to Breiðamerkurlón glacial lagoon in South Iceland, will be closed at noon.

Extreme Weather Warning for Iceland

An extreme weather warning with hurricane force winds has been issued for Iceland for Monday. Police have strongly urged people against traveling tomorrow with the weather described as very dangerous.

Road closed, South Iceland.

Effects of the Stormy Weather

Our photographer Páll Stefánsson sent us this photo of where Ring Road 1 has been closed in South Iceland, due to the violent storm affecting the area.

First snow

White Black Friday

When residents of Southwest Iceland woke up this morning, the area was covered with 21 cm (8.3 in) of snow.

Winter in Reykjavík

Snow in the Forecast

According to the Icelandic Met Office, there’s a chance of sleet or snow showers in the south and southwest later today, as winds pick up.

Weather forecast October 25, 2015.

Super Cold Sunday

It’s time to get out your winter jacket, gloves and mittens, for the outlook for Sunday night is super cold by Icelandic standards.