Nature and Travel

A parking lot at Bauhaus, a hardware store just outside Reykjavik.

Iceland's darkest hours photographed for The Guardian

yesterday, 16:18 GMT An interesting photo series shot by Stuart Richardson for British newspaper The Guardian features images of the almost constant darkness in the middle of the Icelandic winter.

The last eruption in Öræfajökull occured in 1727.

Earthquake in Öræfajökull last night

yesterday, 10:12 GMT An earthquake measuring 3.2 occurred at 02:14 AM in the North Eastern part of Öræfajökull volcano. There are no signs of an eruption according to the Iceland Met Office.

One of Reykjavik's stranger tourist attractions.

Penises of every shape and size at Reykjavik's Penis Museum

15 Jan Travel blogger Joe Goes paid a visit to Reykjavik's famous Phallological Museum and shared his findings with viewers.

The purple colour depicts windspeeds of 16-24 m/s.

More bad weather for Iceland on Tuesday morning

15 Jan The area of low pressure which hit Iceland yesterday will return tomorrow morning causing bad weather, storms and snowfall.

Tourist arrested at Iceland international airport for wearing too many clothes

15 Jan A tourist travelling from Iceland to England using British Airways was arrested for wearing eight trousers and ten shirts. The reason he put on all his clothes was to evade a fee for excess luggage.

Today's wind forecast

Yellow weather alert for capital area and North Iceland

14 Jan A yellow weather alert has been issued by the Iceland Met Office for Reykjavik, South Iceland, Faxaflói bay, Breiðafjörður bay, The West Fjords, Strandir, North Iceland, North West Iceland and North East Iceland.

Veðurútlit á hádegi í dag.

Storm and bad visibility in South and West Iceland today

13 Jan Later this afternoon winds will pick up in South and West Iceland and towards the evening there will be continuous precipitation with limited visibility.

First direct flight from Cardiff to Akureyri took place today

12 Jan The first direct flight chartered by Super Break was flown from Cardiff in Great Britain to Akureyri in North Iceland. A Boeing 737-800 landed in Akureyri at noon carrying 185 passengers.

Flogið verður til San Francisco fjórum sinnum í viku frá 1. júní inn í október á Boeing 767-breiðþotu.

Icelandair adds service from San Francisco to Iceland

11 Jan Icelandair will add service from San Francisco to Iceland in the summer of 2018. Seasonal flights will begin on June 1, 2018

A storm is raging in South Iceland. People should refrain from travelling.

Weather and flood warning from Iceland Met Office

11 Jan Nature hazard experts at the Iceland Met Office have issued a weather and flood warning for tonight and until tomorrow evening.

Avoid being outside between 4.30 and 7.30 pm today.

Orange weather alert for Reykjavik this afternoon

11 Jan A storm will hit Reykjavik this afternoon with the worst of the weather occuring between 16.30 and 19.30. Public transport may be disrupted and people are asked to secure loose objects outside. Children should be picked up from school by parents or guardians.

Short break between storms today in Iceland

10 Jan Today is a calm and fairly clear day in Iceland following yesterday's storm, but tomorrow a new area of low pressure will reach the country and another storm is to hit tomorrow night in South and West Iceland.

The worst storm will probably hit Iceland on Saturday evening.

Even worse weather to hit Iceland over next few days

9 Jan According to meterologist Einar Sveinbjörnsson a series of lows are to be expected which means that the weather could become even worse than the weather experienced in Reykjavik this morning.

Kerlingafjöll mountains, an aerial view.

Winds of 72 metres per second in Icelandic highlands

9 Jan The Iceland Met Office measured wind speeds of 72 m/s in Kerlingarfjöll mountains in the central highlands last night. This is not a record but it's very close. Winds have been extremely strong in the capital area for the last few hours.

Crazy weather hits Reykjavik - all internal flights down and international flights delayed

9 Jan All domestic flights are down in Iceland with a storm raging on the South West peninsula. There has been disruption to school in some areas of the city and international flights arriving this morning have been delayed.

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