Jökulsárlón icebergs gone!
Visitors to Iceland’s famous Jökulsárlón earlier this week may have been surprised to see a slightly different view than they are used to or were expecting.
Strong easterly winds for three days in a row had blown the icebergs that usually float on the eastern side of the lagoon over to the west – away from the car park and traditional viewing points.
The area had seen easterly winds of over 25 mph for three days in a row, and the ‘disappearing icebergs’ is apparently not such a rare occurrence at Jökulsárlón. Luckily for visitors, the wind direction has now changed and the ice is beginning to flow back east again.