From Iceland — Stormy Weather Ahead

Stormy Weather Ahead

Published July 15, 2020

Catherine Magnúsdóttir
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A storm front is expected to sweep across the country tomorrow, coming from the Greenland sea, that will determine the weather for the days to come.

According to, the front is expected to move northeast across the country and be unusually strong for the season.

The rain and wind is expected to increase from the southeast today and be particularly strong under Eyjafjöll and in the central Highlands tonight. A yellow weather warning is in effect for the area.

On Thursday, the storm is expected to move north and towards the Westfjords ,where the wind should decrease although colder temperatures and ongoing rain are forecasted on Friday and over the weekend, with 15°C being about the highest temperatures we can hope for.

Travelers and outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the weather forecast and the condition of the roads before embarking on a trip. Falling rocks and landslides can occur in the mountains when it rains a lot and rising water levels in rivers are also expected. It’s not unlikely that more weather warnings will be added later in the week.

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