Heavy Rain Warning for East Fjords and Southeast

Wind speed this morning.

Wind speed this morning. Map/Icelandic Met Office

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The meteorologist of the Icelandic Road Administration warns of a storm along the south coast until noon. On the stretch between Seljalandsfoss waterfall and Vík í Mýrdal, and in the area east of Skaftafell as well, wind gusts of 35-40 m/sec are expected. Motorists are asked to please drive cautiously and to slow down when visibility is poor.

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow alert - a heavy rain warning for the East Fjords and Southeast Iceland, effective through tomorrow morning at 7 am. Easterly winds of 10-15 m/sec in the East Fjords and 13-18 m/sec in the southeast are expected.

Please be advised that the heavy rain will cause rivers and streams to swell and increase the risk of flash floods and landslides.

Please follow the latest weather forecast on en.vedur.is , and check the latest warnings on safetravel.is .

Precipitation at 10 am.

Precipitation at 10 am. Map/Icelandic Met Office


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