Puffins in the rain

Photo by Yves Alarie on Unsplash

The first puffins this spring were sighted on April 11, on Grímsey and in Borgarfjörður eystri, in East Iceland.

Travel alerts and warnings from safetravel.is
April 20-21, 2024: Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Westfjords, Borgarnes to Akureyri, Akureyri to Egilsstaðir.

Heavy rain expected which might cause river to flood and landslides from steep mountain slopes.

April 18-19, 2024: Risk of avalanche

Considerable – very high avalanche danger in mountains in Tröllaskagi peninsula. High risk that people traveling in steep terrain will trigger large avalanches. Outdoor enthusiasts are asked to be careful and not to travel where the snow conditions are unsafe. Monitor conditions on https://en.vedur.is/avalanches/forecast

April 2024: Eruption north of Grindavík

Roads to Grindavík are closed for all traffic except for inhabitants in the town, employees of companies and response units. Others are kindly asked to respect the closures, and stay away from the area.