Orange weather alert for Reykjavik this afternoon
A storm will hit Reykjavik this afternoon with the worst of the weather occuring between 16.30 and 19.30. Public transport may be disrupted and people are asked to secure loose objects outside.
The storm reachces across the whole Faxaflói bay area with particularly strong gusts of wind on Reykjanesbraut, Kjalarnes and Hafnarfjall.
The storm is accompanied by heavy rainfall.
All travel across the central highlands is strongly disadvised as winds of up to 30 metres per second are expected there along with blinding snowfall.
Another storm is expected on Saturday afternoon and the weather will cool down on the weekend with snow and frost on Sunday.