News Tagged with “East Iceland floods”

The temporary bridge at Steinavötn being built.

Temporary bridge in East Iceland opens tomorrow

3 Oct The new temporary bridge over Steinavötn in East Iceland will be opened at noon tomorrow 4th October. The ring road has been cut off for some time.

Tourists can drive to Jökulsárlón without problems but it's impossible to drive onwards to Höfn.

Road no.1 still closed between Höfn and Jökulsárlón

1 Oct The Ring Road is closed at Steinavötn in Southeast Iceland, between Jökulsárlón and Höfn. It is not possible to pass at the junction and there is no other route. No bypass is possible, except driving all the way around Iceland states the Iceland Road Administration.

A farmer at his water-logged fields yesterday.

Uncertainty phase raised in East Iceland due to flooding

29 Sep The Commissioner of the Icelandic Police and the District Chief of Police in East Iceland have decided to declare an uncertainty phase due to heavy rain and flooding in East Iceland.

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