No Travel Advised Tomorrow in Large Part of Iceland

Vala Hafstað

The Icelandic Met Office has issued an orange weather alert for the western part of Iceland, South Iceland, and the central highlands, effective tomorrow morning until about 4 pm tomorrow – in some areas until 6 pm.

Travelers are advised to exercise caution and to postpone traveling while the orange alerts are in effect.

There is a yellow weather alert in effect today for the rest of the country, which expires either late in afternoon or as late as 8 pm in some areas.

This afternoon, a south-easterly strong gale with snow is forecast for the capital area and the West Fjords. In the Northwest, winds could be even stronger today. In Northeast Iceland, a blizzard warning is in effect until 8 pm tonight, to be followed by a southeasterly gale or strong gale with snow tomorrow afternoon.

In the eastern coastal areas, there is a gale or severe gale warning in effect through 8 pm tonight, to be followed by a south-easterly strong or severe gale tomorrow afternoon.

In the East Fjords, a gale or severe gale warning this afternoon will be followed by a south-easterly gale with snow tomorrow afternoon. There is a severe gale warning for Southeast Iceland until 4 pm today, while tomorrow afternoon, a south-easterly gale with snowstorm is expected.

For a detailed weather forecast, go to en.vedur.is.

Follow road conditions on road.is and check travel conditions at safetravel.is. 

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