Weather warning for tonight and tomorrow

9 Nov Late tonight and tomorrow strong winds accompanied by rain are expected in South East Iceland and the West Fjords. Rivers could flood in South East Iceland and tourists travelling are urged to take care.

LAVA Centre receives Red Dot award

7 Nov The LAVA Centre exhibition in Hvolsvöllur received the Red Dot award last week. The Red Dot has become established internationally as one of the most sought-after seals of quality for good design. This year the jury received 8.610 entries from 45 countries.

Skúli Mogensen, founder and CEO of WOW air.

"I will continue to do my best"

6 Nov "The last 72 hours have been some of the toughest in my life as I had to determine the future of WOW air in the face of extremely challenging times," writes WOW CEO Skúli Mogensen in a statement on his Facebook page earlier today.

Sameinað félag þykir ekki stórt miðað við stærstu félögin á Norðurlöndunum og í Evrópu.

Icelandair still a comparatively small airline

6 Nov Following Icelandair's acquisition of low cost airline WOW air, Icelandair's passenger numbers will obviously increase. WOW air transported around 2.8 million passengers in the first nine months of this year. Over the same time period, Icelandair transported 3.3 passengers.

Northern Lights at Skorradalsvatn, South Iceland, this autumn.

New website for Northern Lights forecasts

6 Nov Aurora Forecast is a new website offering a complete forecast for Northern Lights in Iceland. One of three founders of the site, Sævar Helgi Bragason says that an all inclusive guide to the Northern Lights has been much needed.

Today's weather forecast.

Yellow weather warning for Iceland today

6 Nov A deep low is taking charge of the weather over the course of the next few days and for today the Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for most parts of the country.

Storm warning for Tuesday in Iceland

5 Nov A storm is expected in Iceland tomorrow and the Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning in South Iceland, South West Iceland and the West Fjords with winds expected at between 15-23 m/s accompanied by rain or snow.

Icelandair shares surge following WOW acquisition

5 Nov Shares in Icelandair have surged since today's announcement that they are buying WOW air.

Icelandair have aquired Wow air.

Icelandair buy WOW air

5 Nov Icelandair Group has entered into a share purchase agreement to purchase all shares in the airline WOW air. This was just announced by Icelandair.

Trees clad in a coat of white this morning in Reykjavik.

First snow of the season in Reykjavik this morning

5 Nov Reykjavik locals woke up to see a coat of white this morning as the first snow of winter arrived during the night. The snowfall is light so should not cause any interruption to traffic.

Svartifoss waterfall is in Skaftafell, by Vatnajökull Glacier.

20 stunning places to enjoy nature in South Iceland

3 Nov A list of twenty stunning places to enjoy nature in South Iceland that are all easily accessible and close to the nr. 1 ring road.

Vindaspá aðfaranótt laugardags.

Yellow weather warning - Storm predicted in Iceland tonight

2 Nov A storm is expected across most parts of Iceland tonight and the Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning. The storm should subside tomorrow morning, Saturday.

Snow and wind on the cards.

Massive area of low pressure on its way to Iceland

1 Nov According to the Iceland Met Office, three areas of low pressure are on its way to Iceland causing very changeable winds.

Icy conditions on roads in most parts of Iceland

31 Oct According to the Road Administration there are icy patches on many roads.

Veðurútlit á hádegi í dag, föstudag.

Yellow weather warning for East and South East Iceland

26 Oct There will be a storm in East Iceland this afternoon and the Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the East Fjords and South East Iceland. Those heading out of the capital should be warned that the weather tomorrow night in West Iceland will worsen.

Weather

Overcast

Today

4 °C

Cloudy

Later today

2 °C

Partly cloudy

Tomorrow

3 °C

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