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It’s May and Snow is Forecast in Iceland’s Capital

The Icelandic Met Office is expecting minor snowfall in the capital later today. To the north of the capital, on Snæfellsnes peninsula and in the West Fjords, heavier snowfall is forecast.

snowdrift-northeast_psArchive photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

Driving conditions could be better on Holtavörðuheiði mountain pass, the main connection between South and North Iceland, with a prediction of strong wind, drifting snow and poor visibility, mbl.is reports.

Tonight, the wind is expected to calm, making traveling easier.

In East Iceland, the mountain passes across Öxi and Breiðdalsheiði are closed.

The road conditions in South Iceland are good all the way to Djúpivogur in the southern East Fjords.

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