Cold spells and stormy weather mean no traveling for the next two days.
Nature & Travel
The landowners in the Geysir area are considering blocking access to Geysir geothermal area, according to Garðar Eiríksson, spokesperson for the Landowners Association of Geysir.
The road between the northern and southern West Fjords is being cleared after having been closed since December due to heavy snowfall.
Seventy million plastic bags end up in the trash in Iceland every year, according to a report from the Ministry for the Environment.
The Icelandic State has obtained an injunction against landowners in the Geysir area, prohibiting them from charging an entrance fee to Geysir, according to a decision by the South Iceland District Court earlier this morning.
A web camera has been set up at Grímsfjall looking west over Grímsvötn volcano, one of the most volcanically active spots in Iceland.
Thirty screens with travel safety information will be set up at the main tourist spots around Iceland.
Hellisheiði mountain pass on the way from Reykjavík to South Iceland is icy due to snowfall last night. Other mountain roads in the southwest as well as roads in the southeast of the country are also icy.
The government is now investigating the lawfulness of the scheduled fee collection at the landmarks Dettifoss, Námaskarð and elsewhere on the property of Reykjahlíð.