Kayak rescue

“Alive Because of You”

“You saved me! I’m alive because of you! My tears are not sign of disappointment they are tears of joy and happiness of just being alive.”


Trapped Tourists Lucky to Be Alive

Despite extremely difficult circumstances, numerous rescue workers and police officers succeeded overnight in saving a foreign couple trapped in the Nesskriður mountain slope, east of Siglufjörður, North Iceland.

Sauðárkrókur Church.

Weather Damage Report

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


Hiking Tourist Found Unharmed

A tourist, who had called for assistance after getting lost hiking along Fimmvörðurháls, in the highlands in South Iceland, was found unharmed in his tent last night.

TF-LIF Icelandic Coastguard Helicopter

British Hikers Rescued Three Times

The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter was called out shortly after noon yesterday to pick up a British hiking team in Emstrur, between Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk.

Reykjavík harbor

Rescue of Pearl Failed

Efforts failed yesterday to save the sand pump vessel Perlan (Pearl) from the bottom of Reykjavík Harbor where it sank Monday.

Cats save lives in Reykjanesbær.

Cats Save Lives in Fire

Three cats alerted a woman when fire erupted in an apartment at Ásbrú in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, this morning.