The Icelandic Met Office warns people of heavy rain in South and West Iceland today and tomorrow.
Nature & Travel
Rescue workers were called out yesterday afternoon to assist two men, stuck in a 4x4 in Steinholtsá river, on the road to Þórsmörk.
The Icelandic Met Office reports that at 6:10 am this morning an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 registered in Mýrdalsjökull glacier, South Iceland, where Katla volcano is located.
Skútustaðahreppur district has halted work on a new Fosshotel at Grímsstaðir, just north of lake Mývatn.
The Aviation Color Code for Katla volcano, which was changed to yellow last week due to a series of earthquakes, has been changed back to green.
South Iceland Police are monitoring popular tourist areas around Mýrdalsjökull glacier in light of recent seismic activity in Katla volcano, and in case of an eruption, tourists will receive an SMS.
Since midnight, about 22 tremors have registered around Katla volcano, South Iceland, which is considerably less than yesterday.
Due to the increased seismic activity in Katla volcano, the South Iceland Police have closed the road to Sólheimajökull glacier, a popular tourist destination.
The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police and the District Commissioner of Police in South Iceland have declared a Civil Protection Uncertainty phase due to seismic unrest in Katla volcano in Mýrdalsjökull, as stated by the Scientific Advistory Board of the Department of Civil Protection...
Kristín Jónsdóttir, natural hazard program director at the Icelandic Met Office, states scientists are puzzled by the series of tremors in Katla volcano in the past 24 hours.
The northern lights, which were awaited with anticipation last night, made a spectacular entry in the capital area at about 10:45 pm.
According to the Icelandic Met Office, the next few nights will offer a good chance to see the northern lights.
If you’re planning to take part in the sheep roundups in Iceland, there is now a tool available to make your life easier.
A moonbow, sometimes called a moon rainbow, was detected in Fáskrúðsfjörður, the East Fjords, early Tuesday morning.