Whilst there may be anomalous heat in the polar regions, matched by cold dropping down to lower altitudes, there is also increased water vapour with temperatures in winter still below freezing.
It appears that Iceland won’t have to be renamed Tepidlandia anytime soon, says Larry Bell.
According to researchers at the University of Iceland, each of the country’s glaciers will expand this year for the first time in the past 25 years.
As reported in Electroverse, the Hofsjökull, Langjökull, Mýrdalsjökull, and Vatnajökull glaciers have expanded over the last twelve months, from autumn to autumn, “With Mýrdalsjökull showing a really significant addition of ice this year.”
These are the largest glaciers in Iceland: Hofsjökull is third largest after Vatnajökull and Langjökull, while Mýrdalsjökull is the country’s fourth largest ice cap.
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