Heavy Rain Warning Today
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for the capital region, for South Iceland and the Faxaflói bay area in West Iceland. The alert is in effect from 10 am till 3 pm in the Faxaflói region, and from noon till 4 pm in the other two areas.
Heavy rain is expected in the affected areas, resulting in increased runoff, which could cause traffic problems and delays. Residents are advised to clear drains to prevent flood damage.
In the Faxaflói region, West Iceland, and in South Iceland, rivers are expected to swell, and there is a risk of flash floods and landslides.
The Capital Area Police Department reminds commuters to always keep the headlights on their vehicles and make sure their windshield wipers are working well.
In short, drive safely today and make sure your vehicle is visible to others by turning on the headlights.
You can follow the latest weather forecast at en.vedur.is.