A partial solar eclipse will be visible from Iceland on August 11.
News 2018 - August
Pride Week celebrations were kicked off today at noon with the painting of a rainbow on Skólavörðustígur street.
Route 1, west of Kirkubæjarklaustur, has been closed due to flooding from the glacial outburst flood in Skaftá river.
Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and her husband Gunnar Sigvaldason will be the guests of honor at two Icelandic heritage celebrations held in Gimli, Manitoba (Canada) and Mountain, North Dakota (US) this weekend.
The flood waters are expected to reach the edge of Vatnajökull late on Friday, August 3, with the peak of the flood possible during the early hours of Sunday, August 5.
In total, 1,300 people have been suspected of this infraction; 1,135 individuals have actually been stopped by police.