SAR teams rescue over 100 sheep in East Iceland floods

A rescue worker carrying a sheep back to land.

A rescue worker carrying a sheep back to land. Photo/Landsbjörg

 Over 100 sheep have been rescued from drowning in Fljótsdalur in East Iceland today. Over 100 lambs drowned earlier today in the flooding. 

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The middle of Fljótsdalur is completely flooded by water. 

The trapped sheep were rescued using boats and tractors. 

Fljótsdalur valley is completely flooded.

Fljótsdalur valley is completely flooded. Photo/Landsbjörg

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