According to the Icelandic Institute of Natural History, pollen levels are considerably above the average for this time of year, causing considerable irritation for those with pollen allergies.
Arctic skua are migratory; these birds flew 14,000 kilometers [8,699 miles] from their wintering grounds in the southern hemisphere to their nesting site in Iceland.
Though the tunnel is still several months from completion, Apple’s GPS services had already updated it as a viable route between Akureyri and Húsavík.
Apple’s GPS service Apple Maps is leading tourists on a dangerous route through an unfinished tunnel in North Iceland.
Damage to the turf wall, which stands around a heritage museum in North Iceland, wasn't discovered until later, as the driver left the scene without reporting the accident.
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) has shut down Dalsmynni dog breeding farm in North Iceland.
The Public Health Authority of Northeast Iceland has approved a joint plan between Skútustaðahreppur municipality and 13 local companies to reform sewage treatment in the region.
The Vaðlaheiði tunnel in North Iceland will end up costing around double the original estimate, according to the company responsible for its construction.
Geophysicists say seismic activity by Grimsey island in North Iceland could be activating earthquakes in a wider area.
Scrapie, a fatal disease affecting sheep, has broken out on Urðir farm in Svarfaðardalur, North Iceland.
During Advent Arnar and Jón bring Christmas joy to visitors in Dalvík, North Iceland by decking their halls with 40 boxes worth of Christmas decorations collected through the years.
The film crew of “Burial Rites” has visited Húnaþing vestra municipality, North Iceland, several times in order to explore the possibility of shooting there.
Travellers are advised to show caution by Jökulsá á fjöllum river in Northeast Iceland due to a high level of conductivity and possible gas.
Landowners of Reykjahlíð in Mývatnssveit, North Iceland, wanted to close down three tourist destinations after the summer, as they had all suffered damages.
An eight-tonne, spherical stone marking the Arctic Circle was officially dedicated yesterday on Grimsey island, North Iceland.
The domestic airline Air Iceland has asked the municipal authorities in Akureyri, North Iceland, to arrange regular bus service to and from Akureyri International Airport.