Three earthquakes in excess of magnitude 3 measured 4-6 km (2.5–3.7 miles) northeast of Bárðarbunga volcano, under Vatnajökull glacier, yesterday morning.
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The Icelandic Met Office has issued a severe gale warning (wind speeds in excess of 20 m/sec) by noon along the southeast coast and in the highlands.
Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon has grown a great deal since it first appeared in the 1930s, when Vatnajökull glacier began retreating.
The environment associations Landvernd and Fjöregg are taking Icelandic Minister for the Environment Sigrún Magnúsdóttir to court for failing to declare certain areas in Skútustaðahreppur district, North Iceland, as protected.
Scientists have placed Katla volcano, South Iceland, in intensive care, closely watching its every move.
November is a month when the temperature map of the country is typically blue, indicating frost in every region.
For the second time, the environmental associations Fjöregg and Landvernd have reported the decision to issue a project permit for a controversial power line to an environmental ruling committee.
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Windy conditions and snowfall continue in North and East Iceland today, with the wind speed in Southeast Iceland in excess of 20 m/sec.
The sea level in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, was so high last night that docks were inundated in places.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speed in excess of 20 m/sec) in most parts of Iceland today and in the southeast tomorrow.
A supermoon could be seen from the East Fjords tonight, but elsehwere in the country a cloud cover is expected.
The world’s largest cargo aircraft, the six-engine Antonov An- 225, is expected in Keflavík International Airport tonight, from Leipzig, Germany.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a severe gale warning (winds in excess of 20 m/sec) for today in many parts of the country, and heavy rain in the south.
The Icelandic Road Administration warns commuters of black ice, that is, a transparent coating of ice, which could form on roads after dark.
Today, the temperature has risen to 17°C (63°F) in Iceland, while Norway and Sweden have been subject to sub-zero temperatures and snowfall. Unseasonably warm weather is forecast throughout this week.
The Environment Agency of Iceland (Umhverfisstofnun) opposes plans by Icelandair Hotels to add on to Hótel Reykjahlíð by Mývatn lake.
Imagine standing by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland, admiring the view, when, suddenly, you see a car floating in front of you.