From all over the country there have been news of roof slates blowing off, windows breaking, trees falling, etc. About 350 people have been called out on search and rescue missions.
News 2014 - November
Anne Marieke took a horse tour in Iceland in 2014 and made a video about it. She calls it Horse Round up Víðidalur. If you are interested in Iceland or in horses, then check out this is the video.
A group of butchers commute to work once a year 22,300 km (about 13,850 miles) each leg, from provincial New Zealand to rural Iceland—for just two months' work.
Meteorologist Einar Sveinbjörnsson thinks the storm today might be on par with epic storms like the 1991 storm which literally lifted people and caused extensive property damage. The weather has already caused some disruption.
Icelanders love to have ice cream, all year. Visir.is asked 24 ice cream experts where the best ice cream can be found in the land of ice. The winner, by a big margin, is Brynjuís in Akureyri, North Iceland.
The subsidence of the Bárðarbunga caldera measures 50 meters (164 feet) since the volcanic eruption in Holuhraun began in late August. The lava erupting in Holuhraun originates in the Bárðarbunga magma chamber under Vatnajökull glacier.
Only two passengers traveled on the bus connecting Ísafjörður with Hólmavík in the West Fjords in the first 27 days of November.
An employee of waste management company Íslenska gámafélagið was fired after it turned out that asbestos waste had not been disposed of properly but instead left in a non-secure area in Akureyri, North Iceland. Asbestos fibers can cause serious illnesses, including lung cancer.
Visits by tourists to Þingvellir National Park in Southwest Iceland have increased by 238 percent over the darkest months, November through February, in ten years. Their number has gone up from 21,000 to 71,000.