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Concerts to be Held in Old Restaurant Basement

Djúpið (The Deep), another name for the basement at Reykjavík’s iconic Hornið restaurant, has been disused for years. While the restaurant remains as popular as ever, its owners have decided to re-open their old underground concert venue.

Family with snowman

Do you Wanna Build a Snowman?

Winters are perfect for a lot of things. It is pretty good for freezing, which helps if you want to go skating on the Reykjavík Pond. Building snowmen is another great thing that is hard to do in summer.

Weather map Nov. 30 2014

Epic Storm Brewing?

Meteorologist Einar Sveinbjörnsson thinks the storm today might be on par with epic storms like the 1991 storm which literally lifted people and caused extensive property damage. The weather has already caused some disruption.

A map showing how the lava from Holuhraun would cover the capital area

Holuhraun New Lava Covers Equivalent of Entire Capital Area

The area covered in new lava from the Holuhraun eruption now measures 63 square km (24 square miles), 2.3 square km larger than reported three days ago. Had the eruption occurred in Reykjavík, the lava would now cover the entire city plus all neighboring communities except Mosfellsbær.

Holuhraun Crack forming

Eruption Stable, Pollution Reaches Reykjavík

The volcanic eruption in Holuhraun continues at a similar rate and the subsidence of the Bárðarbunga caldera continues. On Saturday residents in Reykjavík noticed a smell of sulfur and there was a haze over the mountains in the east.

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