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Grateful to Be Alive

The 14-year-old girl, who for 40 minutes was buried in an avalanche in Flateyri, the West Fjords, Tuesday night, before being rescued, described the experience.
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Grateful to Be Alive

The 14-year-old girl, who for 40 minutes was buried in an avalanche in Flateyri, the West Fjords, Tuesday night, before being rescued, described the experience.

Large Avalanches Hit Village in West Fjords

Three large avalanches fell in the West Fjords shortly before midnight last night - two of them in the village of Flateyri and the third near the village of Suðureyri.
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Large Avalanches Hit Village in West Fjords

Three large avalanches fell in the West Fjords shortly before midnight last night - two of them in the village of Flateyri and the third near the village of Suðureyri.

‘This is How You Die in Snow’

We reported last week that 39 tourists were successfully rescued from Langjökull glacier on January 7, after being caught in a blizzard during a snowmobile tour organized by Mountaineers of Iceland.
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‘This is How You Die in Snow’

We reported last week that 39 tourists were successfully rescued from Langjökull glacier on January 7, after being caught in a blizzard during a snowmobile tour organized by Mountaineers of Iceland.

Cars Freeze to Road in South Iceland

The rescue team Kyndill in Kirkjubæjarklaustur was called out last night to assist tourists, stuck in their cars by Núpar, east of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.
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Cars Freeze to Road in South Iceland

The rescue team Kyndill in Kirkjubæjarklaustur was called out last night to assist tourists, stuck in their cars by Núpar, east of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.

Fatal Accident on Reykjanesbraut

A man in his 40s is dead following a collision on Reykjanesbraut road, near the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter in Straumsvík, Southwest Iceland, last night.
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Fatal Accident on Reykjanesbraut

A man in his 40s is dead following a collision on Reykjanesbraut road, near the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter in Straumsvík, Southwest Iceland, last night.

Letter from Tourist Rescued on Langjökull

We reported yesterday that 39 people were rescued from the base of Langjökull glacier after having been taken on a snowmobile trip in the highlands by the snowmobile tour company Mountaineers of Iceland.
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Letter from Tourist Rescued on Langjökull

We reported yesterday that 39 people were rescued from the base of Langjökull glacier after having been taken on a snowmobile trip in the highlands by the snowmobile tour company Mountaineers of Iceland.

Most of Today’s Flights Canceled

Most international flights to and from Keflavík International Airport, scheduled this afternoon through 8 pm, have been canceled, due to inclement weather.
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Most of Today’s Flights Canceled

Most international flights to and from Keflavík International Airport, scheduled this afternoon through 8 pm, have been canceled, due to inclement weather.

Hurricane-Force Wind Gusts in Southeast Iceland Today

Travelers in the East Fjords and Southeast Iceland need to be aware that dangerous wind gusts are expected in these areas this afternoon and evening, making driving conditions hazardous.
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Hurricane-Force Wind Gusts in Southeast Iceland Today

Travelers in the East Fjords and Southeast Iceland need to be aware that dangerous wind gusts are expected in these areas this afternoon and evening, making driving conditions hazardous.

Possible Closure of Ring Road in Southeast Today

A warning has just been posted on road.is, indicating that Ring Road 1, near Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, will likely be closed due to inclement weather this afternoon.
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Possible Closure of Ring Road in Southeast Today

A warning has just been posted on road.is, indicating that Ring Road 1, near Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, will likely be closed due to inclement weather this afternoon.

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