Earthquake map, Jan. 24, 2020.

Two Earthquakes on Reykjanes Ridge Overnight

yesterday, 10:46 GMT Two earthquakes, of magnitude more than 3, shook the Reykjanes ridge around 5 am this morning.

Inclement weather affects international as well as domestic flight today, in addition to bus service.

Most Flights at KEF Airport Canceled

two days ago Due to inclement weather, most flights to and from Keflavík International Airport today have been canceled.

The bodies were discovered near the American plane wreck on Sólheimasandur beach.

Chinese Couple Died of Hypothermia

22 Jan Preliminary findings from the autopsies of the bodies of a young Chinese couple, discovered January 16 in Sólheimasandur, South Iceland, suggest that they died of hypothermia.

From Gunnólfsvíkurfjall mountain.

Stuck on Mountain Top for 12 Days

22 Jan He was stuck at the top of a mountain for 12 days, due to severe weather.

Please respect all road closures.

No Travel Advised in Central Highlands Wednesday Night

21 Jan The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for Breiðafjörður in West Iceland, the West Fjords, Northwest Iceland and the central highlands.

Loo Eng Wah.

Loo to Build Christmas House in Hella

21 Jan Malysian businessman Loo Eng Wah has plans to build a Christmas house and more in Hella, South Iceland.

Chinese tourists in Iceland.

Expecting 130,000 Chinese Tourists

20 Jan The number of Chinese tourists in Iceland is expected to increase rapidly in the coming years.

Make sure the bills you receive are real.

Beware of Counterfeit Euro Bills

20 Jan There have been several incidents of counterfeit 100 Euro bills reported in circulation in Iceland over the weekend.

From the site of the accident in South Iceland.

Three Serious Accidents in Two Days

20 Jan Three serious accidents have occurred in Iceland since Friday afternoon.


Grateful to Be Alive

18 Jan The 14-year-old girl, who for 40 minutes was buried in an avalanche in Flateyri, the West Fjords, Tuesday night, before being rescued, described the experience.

The Icelandic Health Insurance building.

More Icelanders Seek Medical Care Abroad

17 Jan The number of Icelanders who seek medical care abroad has rapidly increased in recent years.

Children at play in Suðureyri yesterday.

Among World’s Largest Avalanches to Hit Deflecting Dams

17 Jan The avalanches that fell in Flateyri, the West Fjords, Tuesday night are among the largest in world to have hit deflecting dams.

The American plane wreck in Sólheimasandur, South Iceland.

Bodies Discovered in Sólheimasandur

17 Jan Two bodies were discovered on Sólheimasandur beach, South Iceland, yesterday, near the American plane wreck.

Suspicious People Reported in West Iceland

16 Jan The West Iceland Police have received several reports of suspicious people in their district in January.

Súðavík, 25 years ago.

Deadly Avalanche 25 Years Ago Remembered

16 Jan Twenty-five years ago today, an avalanche fell in the village Súðavík in the West Fjords, claiming 14 lives.


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