Dust storm 24 and 23 April 2017

Cold, dry and sunny weather in the south in Spring, with strong winds these days. Can only mean one thing, dust storm activity on the south coast of Iceland.


Modis image from 24 April 2017 at 12:50 (image courtesy of NASA MODIS/Rapidfire).

Wind speed at Skarðsfjöruviti over 9 m/s around noon, and over 15 m/s at Stórhöfði, Vestmannaeyjar.


Skarðsfjöruviti (image from IMO, vedur.is).


Stórhöfði (image from IMO, vedur.is).

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