Storm hits South Iceland - windspeeds up to 50 m/s

The storms are hitting Iceland relentlessly it seems and this morning the Iceland Met Offie put out an orange alert for South and South East Iceland. The no.1 road between Hvolsvöllur and Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon is closed. All traffic through Hellisheiði and Kjalarnes has also been put to a stop. 

All flights to the Westman Islands have been cancelled. 

Einnig hefur verið lokað á umferð um Hellisheiði og Kjalarnes og þá hefur flugi til Vestmannaeyja verið aflýst.

This is no weather for travel states the Iceland Met Office. The storm is accompanied by snow and there is no visibility. Windspeeds could go u to 50 m/s. 

Weather

Light drizzle

Today

9 °C

Light rain

Later today

9 °C

Overcast

Tomorrow

11 °C