Nature & Travel

Sauðárkrókur Church.

Weather Damage Report

The severe weather, that affected the country last evening and overnight, caused damage in several communities.


Severe Weather Warning

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Northwest Iceland tonight and a strong gale warning for the south and southwest late this afternoon.

American Tourists in Trouble

Police officers from Selfoss, South Iceland, came to the assistance of three American women early yesterday morning who had run into trouble in an area east of Þingvallavatn lake.

Bárðarbunga volcano under Vatnajökull glacier.

Bárðarbunga Trembles

There were two earthquakes on the northern side of the Bárðarbunga caldera just before 10 am yesterday morning.


Warning Signs on Reynisfjara Beach

Today is the last day police will stand watch on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland, following the death of a Chineses tourist, who was swept out to sea by a wave on February 10.


Strong Gale Warning

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning for today, with southeasterly winds of 15-23 meters per second.