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Sandstorm in the Highlands

Weather conditions will be windy from the southwest to the northwest of the country today.

skagafjordur-drangey_psArchive photo: Drangey island in Skagafjörður. Photo by Páll Stéfansson.

Gusts of up to 25-30 m/s are forecast in Skagafjörður and surrounding areas, mbl.is reports.

Wind speeds of 15-20 m/s are reported on the mountain roads in the north and northwest and a considerable amount of airborne sand or dust in the northern part of the highlands.

Strong gusts are also forecast for the northern part of Snæfellsness peninsula.

Conditions should calm by the evening.

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

ZR

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