Yellow weather alert for South and South West Iceland

 The Iceland Meterological Office has issued a yellow weather warning for this afternoon in South and South West Iceland. 

The Met Office says that the main reason for issuing the warning is that there is an outdoor festival happening in the Westman Islands where many people are staying in tents, and tents could simply blow away in such conditions unless very well secured. 

"Becoming east 13-18 m/s this afternoon with light rain in the Westmanislands and south of Mýrdalsjökull-glacier. It is advised to secure items which could blow away as well as poorly pitched tents. Also, hazardous driving conditions for vehicles, and vehicles with trailers, which are susceptible to wind as gusts up to 25 m/s are expected."

Exchange rates

USD USD 107.67 EUR EUR 122.83
GBP GBP 137.17 DKK DKK 16.47
NOK NOK 12.71 SEK SEK 11.72
CHF CHF 108.08 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.67 EUR EUR 122.83
GBP GBP 137.17 DKK DKK 16.47
NOK NOK 12.71 SEK SEK 11.72
CHF CHF 108.08 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.