Nature & Travel


Most Ski Slopes Open Today

Ski resorts all around Iceland are open today, Maundy Thursday, and most are expecting a busy day as today is the first public holiday of the five-day-long Easter weekend. However, the capital’s main ski areas are set to remain closed.

Reykjavík domestic airport

Court Orders Runway Closure

The Reykjavík District Court has ordered the Ministry of the Interior, on behalf of the State, to close the northeast-southwest runway at Reykjavík Airport within 16 weeks, and to re-examine planning rules for the airport in accordance with the runway closure.

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.