Severe Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland (February 6, 2022)
Location: All of Iceland
Event: A severe weather alert has been issued for all of Iceland from midnight tonight through the evening Monday, February 7, 2022.
Icelandic civil defense authorities categorize this weather event as likely to cause severe property damage due to high winds and blizzard-like conditions. Windspeeds are expected to reach 70-110 km/H and snow will be heavy. In addition, most roads will be closed and Keflavik International Airport has announced flight cancellations for Monday morning. Please check with your airline if you have flights scheduled over the next two days.
For additional information please visit Safetravel.is and vedur.is
Actions to Take:
- Monitor the Safetravel.is, en.vedur.is or the local news.
Do not drive.
Secure any outdoor items.
Check with your airline or travel representative if you have flights scheduled over the next two days.
- U.S. Embassy Reykjavik, Iceland
- +354-595-2248 (after hours) email@example.com, https://is.usembassy.gov/
- State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Iceland Country Information
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