The Icelandic Coast Guard’s helicopters were called out three times in a matter of hours on Wednesday afternoon.
"Don't attempt to cross any river you aren't 100% sure you can cross safely as you are entirely responsible for any damage to your car. There is no river crossing insurance."
TF-SYN, the helicopter of the Icelandic Coast Guard, flew almost 650 kilometers out to sea and back to respond to a rescue call from a Russian trawler on Wednesday evening.
An Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter rescued two hikers in trouble east of Hofsjökull glacier in the highlands this week.
Rescue workers have been called out in Southwest Iceland to assist people due to the severe weather that is affecting the area.
The man who fell into a glacial crevasse on Vatnajökull glacier at noon is now safe at a cabin on Grímsfjall mountain.
Rescue workers in South Iceland and the capital area were called out at noon, because of a man who fell into a glacial crevasse by Grímsfjall mountain in Vatnajökull glacier.
A six-year-old child was saved on Reynisfjara beach yesterday by a rescue worker who had mistakenly been called out to that beach instead of the adjacent Kirkjufjara beach.
One bus rolled over on Ring Road one, by Pétursey (west of Vík í Mýrdal) in South Iceland just before noon, and three other buses skidded off the road in that area.
Eighteen tourists and their driver escaped with minor injuries when the bus they were in rolled over on Mosfellsheiði mountain pass, east of Reykjavík, late yesterday afternoon.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid formally launched a fundraising effort of Icelandic rescue teams, ICE-SAR, yesterday.
The Icelandic Cost Guard received an emergency distress signal at noon today from a personal locator beacon in the highlands.
The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter can rescue more than people. In fact, it can rescue a parliamentary election.
The bus accident in Southwest Iceland on Tuesday, where 17 people were injured, at least five of them seriously, has brought attention to the importance of being well prepared for such an accident.
Between five and seven people were seriously injured when a 40-passenger bus drove off the road by Skálafell, Southwest Iceland, this morning, and rolled over.
The crew of the trawler, which was drifting close to the south coast of Iceland this morning, succeeded in restarting the ship’s engine a short while ago.
Rescue workers have been called out because of a fishing vessel which is drifting close to the shore by Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland.
Rescue workers were called out yesterday afternoon to assist two men, stuck in a 4x4 in Steinholtsá river, on the road to Þórsmörk.
A foreign tourist in his late sixties was transported by the Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter to Landspítali University Hospital after falling into an 80˚C (176˚F) hot spring.