The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter was called out shortly after noon yesterday to pick up a British hiking team in Emstrur, between Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk.
News 2015 - December
Only one person showed up for Christmas service at Innri-Njarðvíkur Church, near Keflavík, on Christmas morning.
The January-February issue of Iceland Review (0116) magazine is out. We cover Icelandic food producers at London’s Borough Market, the debate on whether to export energy from Iceland to the UK, the new Nature Protection Act, Iceland’s controversial whaling practice and much much more.
The Department of Civil Protection in Iceland asks people in the East Fjords to stay indoors tonight and tomorrow morning.
The storm that plagued East Iceland yesterday caused an avalanche to fall on a farmhouse in Aðalból, Hrafnkelsdalur valley, north of Eyjabakkajökull glacier in Vatnajökull glacier.