One of the kayakers rescued Saturday night from the ocean by the mouth of the river Þjórsá, South Iceland, has died.
From now on, the number of people allowed to dive in Silfra fissure will only be a fraction of what it used to be, following a fatal accident there on Friday.
Þingvellir National Park Manager Ólafur Örn Haraldsson has asked the Icelandic Transport Authority to impose stricter rules and monitoring regarding scuba-diving and snorkeling in Silfra fissure.
Sunday morning, the snow fell in record amounts; the following days, it was the residents’ turn to fall in record numbers.
The body of an Icelandic teen was found on Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, yesterday morning.
English singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran burned his foot in a hot spring when he visited Iceland a year ago to celebrate his 25th birthday.
There have been instances of people fainting while waiting their turn to snorkel or scuba-dive in Silfra fissure, according to Einar Ásgeir Sæmundsson, communications official at Þingvellir National Park.
The Suðurnes Police Department is investigating the accident in Reykjanes on Friday, in which a man was killed when gases from a borehole were carried into the water supply of the building where he slept.
Gases were carried from a borehole into the local water supply in Reykjanes, where a fatal accident occurred overnight.
One man is dead and another one has been hospitalized after a work-related accident at the fish processing company Háteigur on Reykjanes peninsula.
The man who fell into a glacial crevasse on Vatnajökull glacier at noon is now safe at a cabin on Grímsfjall mountain.
Rescue workers in South Iceland and the capital area were called out at noon, because of a man who fell into a glacial crevasse by Grímsfjall mountain in Vatnajökull glacier.
The Environment Agency of Iceland has decided to close Kirkjufjara beach, South Iceland, to all travelers, following yesterday’s accident, when a German woman lost her life after being caught by a wave.
A six-year-old child was saved on Reynisfjara beach yesterday by a rescue worker who had mistakenly been called out to that beach instead of the adjacent Kirkjufjara beach.
The woman who was swept out to sea by a wave on Kirkjufjara beach, South Iceland, yesterday, has died.
Eighteen tourists and their driver escaped with minor injuries when the bus they were in rolled over on Mosfellsheiði mountain pass, east of Reykjavík, late yesterday afternoon.
A foreign woman is seriously injured after the vehicle she was in rolled over near Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, last night.
Two rescue workers were injured late last night when searching for a farmer on the Vatnsnes peninsula, Northwest Iceland.
All major communication of emergency respondents in Iceland is unprotected and accessible on the internet about six minutes after it takes place.
Imagine standing by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland, admiring the view, when, suddenly, you see a car floating in front of you.
A woman, whose car was rear-ended as she drove down Ártúnsbrekka hill in Reykjavík Sunday, took matters into her own hands when the driver fled the scene.