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.
Southerly winds in recent weeks explain the incredible journey of the sailboat Red Héol, whose debris was found on the southwest shore of Iceland, east of Grindavík, on Wednesday.
The bus accident in Southwest Iceland on Tuesday, where 17 people were injured, at least five of them seriously, has brought attention to the importance of being well prepared for such an accident.
This morning, the Icelandic Coast Guard received a signal from the emergency transmitter of the French sailboat Red Héol, which has been missing since summer.
Mbl.is reports that the bus which rolled over yesterday morning in Southwest Iceland had summer tires.
Rescue workers were called out yesterday afternoon to assist two men, stuck in a 4x4 in Steinholtsá river, on the road to Þórsmörk.
A foreign tourist in his late sixties was transported by the Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter to Landspítali University Hospital after falling into an 80˚C (176˚F) hot spring.
The Viking ship Vésteinn sank in Reykjavík harbor last night, but crews were able to get it back afloat shortly before midnight.
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.
Two teenage girls narrowly escaped as a construction crane collapsed beside them in downtown Reykjavík today.
The head of the National Association of Firefighters and Ambulance Workers calls the state of ambulance services in South Iceland unacceptable.
An explosion occurred this afternoon when a tourist appears to have been making the mistake of pumping methane gas into a propane tank from a recreational vehicle at the N1 gas station in Ártún.
The tourist who died when hit by a car in South Iceland on Saturday night, was a Chinese male, born in 1971.