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Avalanche closes part of Ring Road 1 in East Iceland

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  • Hvalsnesskriður road, East Iceland Part of the Ring Road around Hvalsnes- and Þvottárskriður is closed due to an avalanche. Photo/IRCA

The Ring Road around Hvalsnes- and Þvottárskriður, East Iceland, is impassable due to an avalanche, reports the National Broadcasting Service.

The avalanche occurred yesterday evening, blocking the road completely. According to police officials, road crews will begin to clear the road of debris as soon as conditions allow. Further information on road conditions is available on

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