Last night 338 people got stuck at the gas station Staðarskáli, just before Holtavörðuheiði mountain pass, Northwest Iceland, on the highway, Ring Road One, connecting North Iceland and the West Fjords with the rest of Iceland, due to bad weather.
Among the people who took emergency shelter were ministers Illugi Gunnarsson and Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, dv.is reports.
The forecast for tonight is for strong wind and snow. A storm warning has been issued.
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