Heavy snowfall in Akureyri

Walking to school takes a little longer than usual.

Walking to school takes a little longer than usual. mbl.is/Skapti Hallgrímsson

The city of Akureyri in North Iceland is seeing great snow accumulation for the third year in a row. This morning, residents woke up to 110 cm of fresh snow. 

Snow depth has not been greater since the winter of 1995-1996.

Our Akureyri correspondent took these photographs this morning. 

Snow ploughs have a hard day's work ahead.

Snow ploughs have a hard day's work ahead. mbl.is/Skapti Hallgrímsson

Borgarbraut in the Glerárhverfi district.

Borgarbraut in the Glerárhverfi district. mbl.is/Skapti Hallgrímsson

A roundabout in the Glerárhverfi district.

A roundabout in the Glerárhverfi district. mbl.is/Skapti Hallgrímsson

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