Basking shark washed onto North Iceland shore

 A large basking shark was found on the beach at Ólafsfjörður, North Iceland yesterday by a group of school children and their teacher. 

The shark is a rare sight and can measure up to 12 metres and reach the age of 50. 

The shark found in Ólafsweek measured around 7 metres. 

Weather

Light rain

Today

12 °C

Overcast

Later today

14 °C

Rain

Tomorrow

13 °C