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Waves crashing over Reykjavík lighthouse
Golli. Waves crash over lighthouse in Reykjavík winter storm
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Do hurricanes ever hit Iceland?

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The short answer is no. However, the remnants of hurricanes do occasionally make their way up to Iceland. For the most part, by the time they arrive in Iceland, they’re reduced to pressure systems that just bring larger-than-average amounts of rain, but they do sometimes cause more damage. Hurricanes form in unstable air over open […]
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