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News 2016 - September

Seismic activity in Iceland, September 30, 2016

Katla Volcano: Civil Protection Uncertainty Phase Declared

The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police and the District Commissioner of Police in South Iceland have declared a Civil Protection Uncertainty phase due to seismic unrest in Katla volcano in Mýrdalsjökull, as stated by the Scientific Advistory Board of the Department of Civil Protection...

Construction crane accident.

Crane Safety Equipment Tampered With

The construction crane which collapsed in downtown Reykjavík yesterday is believed to have been lifting a much heavier load than it was made to lift in the position it was in.

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson.

President Moves to Bessastaðir

President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid just moved into Bessastaðir, the presidential residence, with their four young children.

Mýrdalsjökull.

Katla Volcano Could Erupt

Kristín Jónsdóttir, natural hazard program director at the Icelandic Met Office, states scientists are puzzled by the series of tremors in Katla volcano in the past 24 hours.

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