A yellow alert is in effect for a large part of the country.

Yellow Weather Alert in Iceland

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The dust devils on the north side of Mýrdalsjökull glacier.

Dust Devils by Mýrdalsjökull

9 Aug Two dust devils were spotted this week by Morgunblaðið photographer Ragnar Axelsson, a.k.a. RAX, as he flew over the north side of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, South Iceland.

From Stykkishólmur.

Longest Drought on Record Was in June

3 Jul The longest drought on record was in Stykkishólmur, West Iceland, from May 21 till June 26, or a total of 37 days.

The forecast for 8 pm on Sunday.

Sunny Sunday and Warm Week Ahead

21 Jun The weather forecasts calls for sunshine and warm temperatures in East Iceland next week, starting Sunday, which will be welcomed, but cloudy and limited precipitation in West Iceland, where rain is severely needed.

The map shows today's temperature forecast for 4 pm.

Unusually Warm Weather Ahead

11 Jun Unusually warm weather is in the maps for Iceland today and tomorrow.

An archive photo. Not the best weather for camping in the mountains today.

Snow on Mountain Roads

3 Jun The Icelandic Met Office forecasts sleet or snow on mountain roads in Northeast Iceland and East Iceland today, including Fjarðarheiði mountain pass.

Snow in Fjarðarheiði mountain pass.

Difficult Road Conditions Possible

29 May June is around the corner, and we thought summer was here, but winter is reluctant to leave.

Record Temperatures Likely Tomorrow

24 Apr Tomorrow is the First Day of Summer (sumardagurinn fyrsti) and to celebrate that, it seems, unseasonably warm weather is on its way to Iceland, making record temperatures likely in various parts of the country..

For some time, high winds prevented the passengers of 11 aircraft from disembarking yesterday.

High Winds Prevent Use of Walkways

17 Apr Due to high winds, walkways could not be used for some time yesterday at Keflavík International Airport.

The wind forecast for 3 pm today.

Gale Warning for Parts of Iceland

16 Apr The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow alert and a gale warning for the capital region, for Faxaflói bay in Southwest Iceland, for West-Northwest Iceland and the central highlands.

The wind forecast for tomorrow night.

Weather Warning for Most of Iceland

12 Apr The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow alert for many parts of the country.

Icelanders have taken out their gas grills. Spring is here.

Signs of Spring: Smiles and Grills

9 Apr Spring is in the air in Iceland.

Reykjavik Energy have activated a contingency plan due to the long period of frost hitting Reykjavik. Pictured are the city's hot water tanks at Perlan.

Reykjavik's pools could close due to the frost

30 Jan Hot geothermal water consumption in Reykjavik is at an all time maximum due to locals turning up their radiators in the cold. The frost will continue over the next few days which means that Veitur, Reykjavik Energy, may have to close the city's swimming pools to save hot water.

Have you fastened your trampoline yet?

Weather warnings for many parts of Iceland

30 Aug The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for South Iceland, Faxaflói, Southwest Iceland, Breiðafjörður, West Northwest Iceland and the Central Highlands for today and into tomorrow morning.

Rivers were swelling in the highlands last night.

Overnight search for tourist ends well

28 Aug A man, whom rescue workers had searched for in the Central Highlands of Iceland since last night, was found safe and sound at 2 am.

The 4x4 was thrown into a ditch.

‘They won’t do anything for us.’

27 Aug “Our insurance company has been contacted and some kind of damage report has been filed online.”




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