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A storm rages under the Eyjafjöll mountains in Iceland.

Iceland's Ring Road closed in South East Iceland due to storm

12 May The no.1 ring road around Iceland is now closed in two different sections in South East Iceland due to the storm. One part is between Steinar and Vík and the other between Gígjukvísl and Jökulsárlón. The road will open later today.

Temperature forecast for Wednesday from the Icelandic Met Office.

Snow in North Iceland on Wednesday

8 May After summer’s arrival with breaking heat records over the last week, it will get cold again this Wednesday and even snow in North Iceland.

Travellers driving in West Iceland today are encouraged to take care.

Very windy in West Iceland today

23 Mar Holtavörðuheiði mountain road is partially closed as a shipping container blew off a truck. The roads around Reykjavik mostly all passable, but take care as it’s very windy. The weather at the Golden Circle is fine, but the roads are covered with snow and ice.

Reynisfjara Beach is a popular place to visit, though it can get very cold this time of year.

Iceland to have a taste of winter

20 Feb After days of strangely warm weather lately with temperatures almost only seen over the summer, winter has finally decided to revisit Iceland.

The locals at Grímsey island are hoping for a ferry with groceries today.

Supplies running low in remote Iceland due to storm

29 Dec Supplies are running low in stores in many remote parts of Iceland as last days storms have rendered much of Iceland impassable for trucks, airplanes or ferries.

Storm warning for December 23rd

22 Dec The Iceland Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for tomorrow, December 23rd , known as the Mass of St.Thorlakus or Þorláksmessa. Travellers should note that road conditions could become extremely difficult.

Vexed East Icelanders tell weather forecasters to get out the way

19 Dec A Facebook group of disgruntled TV viewers has emerged calling on weather forecasters not to stand in front of and block East Iceland when presenting their bulletin.

Winter storm warning for Iceland tonight

19 Dec The warm air which brought record December temperatures to parts of Iceland earlier this month has now moved on and winter is well and truly with us, according to latest weather forecast.

White Christmas for Iceland this year?

15 Dec Despite a recent warm spell, meteorologists in Iceland are not ruling out a white Christmas, as changeable and colder weather approaches.

Iceland’s unseasonably warm December continues

9 Dec Iceland continues to bask in (relatively) balmy conditions with maximum temperatures above freezing all over the country.

Early December warmest in Iceland since records began

7 Dec The first week of this month has been the hottest first week in December in the Icelandic capital of Reykajvik in 145 years, latest data suggest.

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Enjoying Iceland’s December heatwave?

5 Dec Temperatures in Reykjavik are currently considerably higher than the seasonal averages, with some parts of the country enjoying distinctly ‘summery’ conditions.

2016 takes record for latest Reykjavik frost ever

18 Nov The first frost of 2016 in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik came two days ago, on Wednesday 16 November, when locals woke up to a temperature of -0.3°C (31.5°F).

Heavy snowstorms on the cards for North Iceland

15 Nov Strong winds are expected to affect Iceland today, with heavy snowstorm forecast for North Iceland tomorrow, according to the Icelandic Met Office.

Storm winds send Icelandic jet smashing into airport vehicle

11 Nov Strong winds this morning spun an Icelandair jet full of departing passengers from its parking space and into a service vehicle, it has been reported.

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