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Yellow Weather Alert this Saturday

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Yellow Weather Alert this Saturday

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A yellow weather warning has been issued for the whole of Iceland, other than the South West region.Photo: Icelandic Met Office

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert this weekend in most parts of Iceland. A storm is expected to start early Saturday morning (00.00) and subside throughout the day in different parts of the country. The Icelandic Met Office expects travelling conditions to be poor in most parts of the country and advises travellers to proceed with caution. The only area not which a yellow weather alert was not released for is South-West Iceland

Strong winds are expected near Faxaflói bay, starting at 00:00 and lasting to 20.00, while Breiðafjörður will experience gales from 01:00 to 15:00. Gale force winds and snow showers are expected in the Westfjords while a blizzard is expected in North West, North East, Central Highlands Eastern coastal areas and East Fjords of Iceland.

Head to the Icelandic Metorological Office's website for further information about the area you are travelling to, or staying in. Here is a link to the yellow weather alert map which includes all information regarding the time and place of the storm.

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