Cleanup efforts are underway in Siglufjörður, Northeast Iceland, after torrential rain hit the town on Friday.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a warning through Saturday night. Heavy rain is expected in the southeast and in northern parts of Strandir.
Icelandic meteorologists have a reason to be on cloud nine: A super-computer for weather forecasting will be arriving.
North and East Iceland are expecting one of the worst grain harvests for decades, thanks to the long winter and poor spring and summer this year.
There is an elevated risk of landslides in the East Fjords thanks to very heavy rain on Tuesday and yesterday and ongoing highland runoff.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a flood and landslide warning for the East Fjords. Due to unusually heavy rainfall yesterday and last night, there is considerable growth in rivers and streams in the area, along with the possibility of landslides. This warning is in effect through tonight (...
While many people return to work today after the long festival weekend, the good weather in the capital continues.
July in Iceland was cold this year. The average temperature for the month in some spots was the lowest ever recorded in July at any Icelandic weather station.
The first 13 weeks of summer have not been colder in Reykjavík for around 20 years, and for around 30 years in Akureyri. The difference is especially marked in Akureyri, as the northern town enjoyed its warmest summer in 67 years in 2014, according to meteorologist Trausti Jónsson.
The past weekend was exceptionally cold throughout all of Iceland. Sharp winds ravaged the Western coast, while snowfall and hail hit the East and South.
Very cold air coming from the Arctic Ocean, north of Jan Mayen, will hit Iceland in the coming days, says Meteorologist Trausti Jónsson.
It has been stormy in parts of Iceland in the past days. On Tuesday night a camper was quite literally torn apart by the violent wind which raged in Öræfi, Southeast Iceland, as can be seen in a video caught by Guðmundur Ögmundsson.
The Icelandic Met Office warns that there will be a strong northerly wind with squalls of up to 30 m/s in Southeast Iceland today and driving conditions may prove dangerous for cars with trailers and larger vehicles, such as campers.
It will be fairly warm and sunny in most parts of Iceland this week, with temperatures ranging from 8-18°C (46-64°F) today; the highest temperatures forecast for West Iceland. The weather will be calm across the country, but foggy in some places.
Search and rescue squad Dagrenning in Hólmavík, the eastern West Fjords, was called out last night because of a storm which raged in the area. A roof was coming loose from a house in the town and a boat in the harbor was about to be blown out to sea.
Mountain passes and many other roads in the West Fjords, North Iceland and the East Fjords were subject to snowfall last night, causing snowy and slippery driving conditions. The Icelandic Met Office has forecasts sleet or rain in North and East Iceland today.
The temperature may have reached a balmy 12°C (53.6°F) in Reykjavík today but those traveling around the country this week need not unpack their bikinis: sleet and snow are forecast on mountain roads in the north and east of Iceland this evening and tonight. Driving conditions in vehicles...
The current May is the fourth coldest in Iceland’s capital since 1949 and the coldest since 1979, according to meteorologist Trausti Jónsson. The southwestern corner of the country has been the worst hit by cool westerly winds, while it has been slightly warmer in other regions.
Search and rescue teams in North Iceland have been called out to search for two men who are lost west of Askja volcano in the northeastern highlands. They started hiking from Strengjabrekka last weekend and were planning to walk to Svartárvatn lake.
Two weeks after Iceland’s official First Day of Summer, it is fair to say summer has been cold so far.