The average traffic in the West Fjords has never been heavier than in July, 2015, or 1,017 cars per day.
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Attempts are being made by the Icelandic Road Administration to direct the flood in Skaftá river away from Ring Road 1.
The flow of Skaftá river by Eldvatn is now more than 2,000 cubic meters per second and is expected to peak early this afternoon
The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police in association with the District Commissioner in South Iceland declared an Alert Phase yesterday due to the fast rising flash flood in Skaftá glacial river which began yesterday and will continue for several days.
The flow in Skaftá River rapidly increases and now measures almost 800 cubic meters per second at Sveinstindur.
A stage of uncertainty has been declared by the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police because of the glacial outburst flood in Skaftá river, South Iceland.
Park ranger Kristinn Jón Arnarson knew the off-road drivers deserved to be punished—and so they were for two hours.
A piece of rock from the moon which has been on display in the Exploration Museum in Húsavík, northeast Iceland, has been taken back into the care of the Icelandic Institute of Natural History, which owns the stone.
Four-times more pufflings have been registered in this year’s census on the Westman Islands than last year—but the puffin stock is still a long way from recovery.
Having visited every country in the world, one man reveals the 12 countries he would recommend to other people above all others.
When a large Luxembourg dredger arrived in South Iceland last week, hopes were raised on the Westman Islands—but it has since run into difficulties which are hampering its work.
Keep your eyes on the sky between midnight and 3:30 am Monday morning, September 28. There will be a total lunar eclipse.
At a meeting yesterday, the town council of Fljótsdalshérað, East Iceland, agreed to suggest that town authorities award a prize in the amount of ISK 500,000 (USD 775, EUR 696) to Hjörtur Kjerúlf, farmer at Hrafnkelsstaðir, for capturing the Lagarfljótsormur monster lake snake on video.
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