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Avalanche Warning in East Iceland

The Icelandic Met Office has issued an avalanche warning in the East Fjords. For days, East Iceland has been hit by heavy snowfall.

neskaupstadur_winter_psNeskaupstaður. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

The only town in the area where the warning has been issued is Seyðisfjörður, but on mountain passes, like Oddskarð between Neskaupstaður and Eskifjörður is a real risk. Earlier today, a large avalanche fell from the mountain Svartafjall, but did not reach the only road, number 92, to connect Neskaupstaður to the rest of Iceland, ruv.is reports.

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