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Bus Accident

Bus Collides With Snow Plow

Two to three passengers sustained minor injuries when their bus collided with a snow plowing vehicle in Northeast Iceland yesterday afternoon.

Víkurskarð

Weather Warning and Travel Advisory

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong or violent gale warning (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) for the West Fjords late tonight and for most parts of Iceland tomorrow.

Frenchman Stuck in Car for Five Days

The south and the north of the West Fjords region are separated by two steep mountain passes which are not snowplowed throughout the winter. French tourist Thomas Chretien made it over one but then found himself stuck. For five whole days.

WOW Air’s Profits Soar

Last year’s turnover at WOW Air amounted to ISK 36.7 billion, representing a 111 percent increase from the previous year.

Blowing snow

Travel and Weather Warning for East and Northeast

ICE-SAR has issued a travel warning for today, due to the weather forecast, which calls for heavy snow and blizzard conditions on mountain roads in East Iceland shortly after noon and later during the day in Northeast Iceland.

Þórsmörk

(Mis)guided to Barbecue Party by GPS

The trip of a young, American couple to Þórsmörk, the popular hiking area north of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, ended in an entirely different kind of Þórsmörk in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland, thanks to their GPS.

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