The Icelandic Met Office has issued another storm warning for parts of Iceland today.
News 2014 - December
Within six to eight years the graveyards in the capital area will be completely full, according to Þórsteinn Ragnarsson, director of the service company for graveyards in Reykjavík, Kirkjugarðar Reykjavíkurprófastsdæma.
Mayor of Reykjavík Dagur B. Eggertsson and a representative of the Norwegian Embassy in Iceland cut down a pine tree at Rauðavatn lake on the outskirts of the capital this afternoon to replace the Christmas tree which had been put up on Austurvöllur square.
The office of the Chief of Police in Borgarnes, West Iceland, has filed charges against local company Kræsingar ehf., formerly Gæðakokkar ehf., for deceiving consumers.
There have been insubstantial changes to the volcanic eruption in Holuhraun over the last two weeks. Seismic activity in Bárðarbunga volcano under Vatnajökull glacier continues to be strong. The biggest earthquake since noon on Friday was of magnitude 4.5.
Search and rescue association Blanda from Blönduós, Northwest Iceland, was called out shortly after 3 am last night because of a small rental Renault Megane which was stuck on the highland road across Kjölur north of Hveravellir.
The Icelandic Met Office’s warning of a southwest strong gale wind with an average speed of more than 20 m/s will be valid for North Iceland until noon today. Iceland Review editor and photographer Páll Stefánsson caught the following images of the storm yesterday.