A likely explanation of the patches of white in Lake Mývatn, which have puzzled scientists for weeks, appears to be a chemical reaction due to lack of oxygen.
Professor of geology Stefán Arnarson believes the geothermal areas around Hengill and Reykjanes are being overused.
Sneakers and the lack of ties are to blame for the public’s lack of respect for Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, according to Member of Parliament Vigdís Hauksdóttir.
Jökulsárlón, Iceland’s famous iceberg lagoon, has been named one of the world’s top must-see sights of all time int.Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travelist.
Police in Iceland often have trouble collecting fines from motorists for speeding past speed cameras.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a warning through Saturday night. Heavy rain is expected in the southeast and in northern parts of Strandir.
Icelandic meteorologists have a reason to be on cloud nine: A super-computer for weather forecasting will be arriving.