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A five-star cruise ship docked in Reykjavík

yesterday, 12:14 GMT The first hybrid cruiser to sail in the Arctic and the only icebreaker to have been built as a passenger ship is regularly docked at Skarfabakki harbor in Reykjavík.

Súðavík.

Serious knife attack in a home in Súðavík

two days ago A man was stabbed with a knife in a home in Súðavík late last night and he was taken by air ambulance to a hospital in Reykjavik. A young man, who is suspected of the act, was arrested at the location.

The Stark family from Chicago, Tyler, Mia, Lina, and Steven.

Quite taken aback when they saw the road over the smoking lava

two days ago The American tourist Steve Stark and his family were quite taken back when they drove on a road that had been constructed over the newly flowing lava from the Sundhnúkagígar crater row volcano.

Gerard Butler.

Gerard Butler has arrived in Iceland

two days ago The filming of the thriller Greenland: Migration began here in Iceland yesterday. The acclaimed actor Gerard Butler plays the leading role and he just arrived in the country. The movie is the sequel to the movie Greenland, which was a hit in 2020.

The picture is taken at the eruption site yesterday.

Another burst could occur in the next days

two days ago Measurements indicate that inflation has resumed at Svartsengi, but the eruption at Sund-hnúkagígar crater row has been ongoing for thirteen days.

Forecast for the volcanic smog for 7 am to 1 pm today.

Volcanic smog now limited to the Reykjanes peninsula

two days ago There is still air pollution in the southwest corner of Iceland but it is no longer in the capital area. Now, it is limited to the Reykjanes peninsula, according to Ingibjörg Andrea Bergþórsdóttir, a natural hazard specialist at the Icelandic Met Office.

Volcanic smog in the city.

Volcanic smog causing bad air quality in the capital area

11 Jun The volcanic eruption at Sundhnúkagígar crater row is now causing considerable pollution in the capital area and in the west of south Iceland.

Twelve days have passed since the eruption started at the Sundhnúkagígar crater row.

"It looks like the inflation has resumed"

10 Jun According to the Icelandic Met Office’s deformation measurement director, Benedikt Gunnar Ófeigsson, there are signs that inflation has resumed under Svartsengi.

The temperature forecast for tomorrow at noon.

Finally it feels like summer

10 Jun The weather will be the best in South and West Iceland today and tomorrow. Generally, it’s expected to be fine weather in many parts of the country in the coming days, and it will warm considerably this week, leaving the unusual cold front last week.

"We’re just a little bit of a stalemate at the moment"

10 Jun No decision has been made on whether to build a road over the lava that crossed over Grindavíkurvegur Road on Saturday.

The Blue Lagoon is closed through June 11

9 Jun The Blue Lagoon is closed through Tuesday, June 11.

The lava that has reached over the defense wall can be seen in the lower right corner of the picture.

Lava splattering over the defense wall

9 Jun Lava has leaked over the Svartsengi defense walls, where the lava flow from the Sundhnúkagígar crater row eruption reached the same height as the wall. The lava tongue has, however, been slowing down, or even stopped.

Five people were in the car and two women were taken by helicopter to the hospital.

Accident in South of Iceland: Two passengers taken to hospital by helicopter

9 Jun The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter was called out to South Iceland after a car overturned near Kirkjubæjarklaustur around 8 pm yesterday.

Close to 11 am lava went over Grindavíkurvegur Road as can be seen on this picture.

Lava has reached Grindavíkurvegur Road and the Blue Lagoon closed

8 Jun Lava has reached Grindavíkurvegur Road just north of the Svartsengi defense walls. The gap that was in the walls has been filled.

Running outdoors in a good group and getting your exercise makes life both fun and improves your health.

The 5 most adventurous races in Iceland this summer

7 Jun Many running competitions have been taking off all over the country in recent years, but the interest in running has probably never been greater. As the Icelandic summer has begun, it’s the perfect choice for those who love to run to sign up for an unforgettable run with their family or friends. The competitions are diverse, so everyone should be able to find something suitable, regardless of ability and age, and whether the interest lies in street running or trail running.

Weather

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14 °C