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Kleifarvatn lake.

Road Closure Due to Filming Near Kleifarvatn Lake

28 Mar 2022 Due to filming, Krýsuvíkurvegur road on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, will be closed today, tomorrow and half the day Wednesday.

Today's weather alerts.

Orange Weather Warnings: Watch the Storm Approaching

14 Mar 2022 Weather warnings have been issued for all parts of Iceland today.

From Hellisheiði mountain pass.

Severe Weather Continues: Many Roads Closed

22 Feb 2022 Most roads out of Reykjavík and vicinity are closed this morning.

From the scene of the accident. The passenger bus is white, on the far left.

Bus Accident in South Iceland

7 Oct 2021 A small passenger bus landed off Ring Road 1, near Dyrhólaey promontory, South Iceland, between 10 and 11 am this morning.

Winter has returned. The road in Kjalarnes, Southwest Iceland, was closed for a while due to poor visibility, but was opened again this morning. Archive photo.

Weather Warnings: Blizzard and Impassable Roads

11 Mar 2021 The Icelandic Met Office has issued yellow weather alerts for West and North Iceland.

A view of the bridge.

Risk of Flood Continues in Glacial River

8 Feb 2021 The bridge over the glacial river Jökulsá á Fjöllum, Northeast Iceland, has for the past few days been open in daylight only.

The bridge over Jökulsá á Fjöllum.

Bridge to Be Crossed in Daylight Only

2 Feb 2021 The bridge over the glacial river Jökulsá á Fjöllum, Northeast Iceland, on Ring Road 1, remains open in daylight only.

Dangerous Driving Conditions Due to Bleeding

15 Dec 2020 Dangerous driving conditions exist in parts of Iceland today, due to bleeding tar in the road pavement.

Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson opened the tunnel by phone from the office of the Icelandic Road Administration in Borgartún, Reykjavík.

New Tunnel and Ring Road 2 Open in West Fjords

27 Oct 2020 A new tunnel, Dýrafjarðargöng, connecting Arnarfjörður and Dýrafjörður fjords in the West Fjords, was formally opened on Sunday.

Ploughing through this was no easy task.

Seven Meters of Snow in July

28 Jul 2020 It is the middle of summer, but plenty of snow remains on some highland roads in Iceland.

From yesterday's protest.

‘We’ve Got to Be Able to Trust the Roads’

1 Jul 2020 Numerous motorcyclists gathered in Iceland yesterday in front of the offices of the Icelandic Road Administration.

Driving conditions will be dangerous today.

Blizzard Conditions in Most of Iceland Today

11 Mar 2020 The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for all but the western and southwestern part of Iceland.

From Reynisfjara beach, near Vík í Mýrdal.

More than 100 Tourists Stranded in Vík

10 Mar 2020 More than 100 tourists spent the night at a Red Cross relief center in Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, after a stretch of the Ring Road to Reykjavík became impassable last night.

Archive photo.

100 Tourists at Red Cross Relief Center in South Iceland

28 Feb 2020 The Red Cross opened a relief center at 3 am this morning at Heimaland, near Eyjafjöll mountains in South Iceland, for stranded tourists, whose vehicles had gotten stuck in snow.

Archive photo from South Iceland.

Road Closures Likely Tonight

27 Feb 2020 Traffic is moving slowly in the capital area today, due to snowfall overnight, which continues this morning.




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