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Reykjavík has first freeze

Children played on the ice covering Reykjavíkurtjörn (“Reykjavík Pond”) in front of the City Hall yesterday. The temperature went down to -4°C.

Despite frosty weather, the ice was thin, but that did not prevent a few youngsters from checking if it would hold their weight, reported Bladid.

Meteorologist Theodór Freyr Hervarsson told Bladid that he does not recommend playing on the ice. He said temperatures will rise again in the next few days and residents can expect rain or sleet, making the ice on the pond even more insecure.

In Akureyri, north Iceland, winter has already arrived with snowfall. This morning the streets of the town had to be cleared.

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