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Öræfajökull glacier.

Uncertainty about course of events at Öræfajökull volcano

Although it's clear that there's a lot of geothermal heat underneath the Öræfajökull cauldron there are no signs of an iminent eruption. Scientists are however, uncertain as to what exactly is going on.

Öræfajökull glacier.

Uncertainty about course of events at Öræfajökull volcano

Although it's clear that there's a lot of geothermal heat underneath the Öræfajökull cauldron there are no signs of an iminent eruption. Scientists are however, uncertain as to what exactly is going on.

The new caldera can be seen clearly on this image.

Yellow alert put up for Öræfajökull volcano

A new caldera, measuring a diameter of one kilometres has been formed in this last week in Öræfajökull glacier, a caldera spotted via satellite images of the glacier.

Weather

Cloudy

Today

-1 °C

Clear sky

Later today

-7 °C

Overcast

Tomorrow

-2 °C

Winter is here to stay, says the Iceland Met Office.

Heavy snow showers in Reykjavik today

This morning, heavy dark snow showers are expected in the capital area and people are warned that driving could get difficult and traffic heavy as a result.

A meal conducted in silence hosted by Finnish artist Nina Bachman.

Enjoy a silence meal at the Nordic House

The Silence Meal is a performative dining experience hosted by the Finnish artist Nina Backman and takes place on November 19-21st.

The music hall at the centre of Akureyri.

2.500 Brits fly direct to Akureyri

British travel agency Super Break has organised chartered flights between Britain and Akureyri in North Iceland.

The wind forecast for Thursday night.

People urged to follow weather forecast closely over next few days

A north easterly wind is expected tomorrow night but wind speeds vary depending on forecast stations. The Iceland Met Office urges anyone travelling around East Iceland to follow the forecast closely.

American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in summer of 2018.

American Airlines to offer direct service to Iceland

American Airlines will add direct service to Iceland in the summer of 2018.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, leader of the Left Green Movement, Bjarni Benediktsson, current Prime Minister and leader of the Independence Party and Sigurður Ingi Jóhanesson, leader of the Progressive Party.

Coalition talks go ahead- and unrest ensues within Left Green Movement

Nine MP's out of eleven in the Left Green Movement voted "yes" to going forward with coalition talks with the Independence Party and the Progressive Party. Two MP's voted against. Dozens of people have now resigned from the party.

The earthquake occurred in the spot marked with the green star.

Earthquake of magnitude 3,7 in North Iceland

An earthquake measuring 3.7 occurred this morning at 07:36 some 11 km North West of Siglufjörður, North Iceland, in an area well known for seismic activity.

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