From Heiðmörk, where wildfires consumed 56 hectares of land earlier this week.

Risk of Wildfires in Large Part of Iceland

yesterday Due to the risk of wildfires, the national police commissioner, in consultation with the chiefs of police and heads of fire departments in West Iceland, the capital area, on the Reykjanes peninsula and in South Iceland, has declared a phase of uncertainty.

Jet2 Responds to High Demand for Flights to Iceland

6 May The British low-cost leisure airline Jet2 has decided to move its scheduled flights between Manchester, England, and Iceland up by a month.

Eruption’s New Behavior Explained

4 May The eruption by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, never ceases to surprise scientists.

The eruption, seen from Reykjavík.

Danger Zone Could Be Expanded Today

4 May Expanding the so-called danger zone at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, is under consideration.

The season's first Delta flight has arrived.

First Delta Flight Lands in Keflavík

3 May An aircraft from Delta Air Lines landed at Keflavík International Airport yesterday – the first scheduled Delta flight to Iceland this season.


Fascinating Fountain of Fire Surprises Visitors: Video

3 May Sólný Pálsdóttir was at the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, just before midnight, Saturday, when large jets of magma suddenly started spouting high into the air from the only active crater.

Could End of Eruption Be Near?

3 May The volcanic activity by Fagradasfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, suddenly changed shortly before midnight Saturday from being continuous to becoming pulsating.

Spectacular Video of Eruption and Northern Lights

1 May Musician and amateur photographer Kjartan Arnald Hlöðversson visited the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, Sunday, hoping to catch a picture of the eruption with the northern lights in the background.


Large Fountains of Fire: Video

30 Apr Photographer Ólafur Þórisson flew a drone over the eruption site by Fagradalsfjall mountain, Southwest Iceland, yesterday.

Sky Lagoon Opens Today

30 Apr New geothermal baths, Sky Lagoon, will be opening on Kársnes point, Kópavogur, just south of Reykjavík, today.

Among the world's largest.

Akureyri’s ‘Eruption’ Valued at USD 500 Million: Video

29 Apr “This is our eruption,” states Pétur Ólafsson.

Icelandic Travel Industry Bouncing Back?

29 Apr There are numerous indications that the Icelandic travel industry may be bouncing back sooner than expected.

Bruce Houghton, the Hawaii State volcanologist, in front of the lava ball which has finally stopped rolling.

Huge, Rolling Lava Ball by Fagradalsfjall

27 Apr “The eruption continues with the same force as before.”

Ban on Non-Essential Travel from High-Risk Areas to Iceland

27 Apr A ban on non-essential travel to Iceland from specified high-risk COVID-19 areas took effect today and will be in effect through May 31.

The northern lights appear to rise from the volcano.

“Best Eruption I’ve Ever Seen”

25 Apr “The eruption in Geldingadalir is the best eruption I’ve ever seen.”


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