Roughly a third of these avalanches, or 224, were considered to be severe.
Considerable danger of avalanches in East Iceland has led to evacuations in the town of Seyðisfjörður.
Road workers spent six and half hours on Monday clearing snow from the road around Súðavíkurhlíð mountain in the West Fjords.
Three skiers escaped without serious injury after being hit by an avalanche in Botnsdalur valley by Súgandafjörður fjord in the West Fjords last night.
Yesterday marked the twentieth anniversary of the avalanche in Flateyri, the West Fjords, where 20 people lost their lives.
A blizzard is raging on all mountain passes in the West Fjords and on the roads leading to Flateyri and Suðureyri. The driving conditions are poor around Reykhólar in the southern part of the region and along Ísafjarðardjúp in the north. The roads under the mountainsides Súðavíkurhlíð and...