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Debate Over Fireworks Flares

Icelanders’ tradition of setting off huge amounts of fireworks on New Year’s Eve has been the subject of debate this year due to its environmental impact.

A member of ICE-SAR fastening roof slates in a storm.

Power Blackouts Caused By Lightning Storm

Yesterday‘s storm didn‘t go unnoticed by Icelanders, causing minor property damage as well as temporary power blackouts across the capital area, Reykjanes, the Westman Islands and more locations.