President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson unexpectedly joined almost 30 swimmers in a sea swim from Ægisíða.
A temporary bridge over Steinavötn river has been opened to pedestrian traffic following damage to the original bridge by flooding.
New information has come forth confirming that Wintris, an offshore company owned by Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir, former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson’s wife, did not pay taxes in Iceland according to law over a period of several years.
Anna Lára Pálsdóttir, teacher and receptionist at Hotel Katla in Vík, South Iceland, has begun teaching a new Icelandic course for foreign workers in the area.
The Public Health Authority of East Iceland has commented on the poor sewage treatment of two hotels in Southeast Iceland belonging to the Fosshótel chain.
One hundred and twenty people were transported out of Southeast Iceland via helicopter yesterday by Search and Rescue teams following extensive flooding.
An equal number of tourists in the Reykjavík capital area may be staying in homestays such as Airbnb as in hotels.