Winter Storm 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.

Snow in Neskaupstaður, East Iceland.

Spring Brings East-West Divide

The spring weather is unevenly distributed across Iceland at the moment. Norðfjörður in the East Fjords is still particularly badly impacted by thick snow, which is causing problems—not least for organized tours, some of which have had to be canceled.

Family with snowman

Do you Wanna Build a Snowman?

Winters are perfect for a lot of things. It is pretty good for freezing, which helps if you want to go skating on the Reykjavík Pond. Building snowmen is another great thing that is hard to do in summer.

Snowstorm in Reykjavík, December 16, 2014

Schneechaos rund um Reykjavík

Der gestrige Tag brachte nicht nur, wie angekündigt, einen ordentlichen Sturm nach Südwestisland, sondern auch ein mittelschweres Schneechaos über die Hauptstadt. Schon ab dem Mittag hatten die Zufahrtspässe Hellisheiði, Þrengsli, Sandheiði und am Kjalarnes wegen Schneesturm gesperrt werden...