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Icy Roads in Northeast Iceland

Drivers in Northeast Iceland are asked to take extra care in the Mývatn area and on the road to Dettifoss waterfall due to the presence of black ice.

myvatn-winter_psMývatn. Photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Icy conditions have also been reported on the mountain passes across Fjarðarheiði and Jökuldalsheiði, Mjóafjarðarheiði and Oddsskarð, mbl.is reports.

The highland road north of the glaciers is impassable according to the Icelandic Road Administration.

The weather is mostly fine across Iceland today with temperatures of 0 to 10°C (32 to 50°F) during the daytime and the warmest conditions in the south. Sleet is expected inland and rain in parts of the north.

For more information on current road conditions, visit the website of the Icelandic Road Administration.

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