Winds of 72 metres per second in Icelandic highlands

The Iceland Met Office measured wind speeds of 72 m/s in Kerlingarfjöll mountains in the central highlands last night. This is not a record but it's very close. Winds have been extremely strong in the capital area for the last few hours. 

The wind measuring unit is located at the top of Ásgarðsfjall above the ski lodge. 

According to the Iceland Met Office the winds will go down by noon but there are more areas of low pressure coming towards Iceland. 

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Exchange rates

USD USD 109.00 EUR EUR 126.00
GBP GBP 143.43 DKK DKK 16.91
NOK NOK 13.31 SEK SEK 12.27
CHF CHF 109.22 JPY JPY 0.99
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.