Tourists saved in highlands

Two men from Switzerland were found by Blanda, a search and rescue team from Blönduós, north Iceland, last night after a call for help at 3 a.m.  Their car had become stuck on the Kjalvegur road which crosses the highlands and is closed in winter.  The men were travelling in the storm in a rental car, a Renault Mégane, and had no idea that the road was not passable.

The grateful travellers were brought back safely at 8.30 this morning after driving through a heavy blizzard. 

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