10 JanMeterologist Einar Sveinbjörnsson points out that today, January 10th there is not one spot of ice on the number one route from Reykjavik to Akureyri, the largest town in North Iceland. "Unbelievable, really," he writes.
7 Jan Two beluga, or white, whales will soon be flown from Shanghai to a new whale sanctuary in Klettsvík in Iceland's Westman Islands. The whales will fly in March and construction of the sanctuary is going to plan.
7 JanToday temperatures are plunging down to 8 below zero on Centigrade in many parts of the country. This is, however, the only winter day for the time being because tomorrow the rain and warmer weather return.
3 Jan A very large group of reindeer were spotted by the road at Háreksstaðir in North East Iceland yesterday and the Iceland Road Administration has sent out a notification to drivers to take great care when driving in these parts.