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Storm Warning for North and East Iceland

By Iceland Review

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a storm warning for this weekend. The worst weather is expected to hit North and East Iceland on Sunday afternoon with wind speeds of 15 to 25 meters per second and as much as 40 meters per second under Vatnajökull glacier.

rainfall-highland_psPáll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

Meteorologist Einar Magnús Einarsson told visir.is that the storm is not expected to calm until Monday evening. “And snowfall is forecast in the mountains, but rain or sleet in the lowlands.”

Einar recommended that loose objects be tied down. “Road conditions can become hazardous in mountain passes in the northeast.”

“September has arrived … and weather like this is to be expected at this time of year,” Einar concluded.

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