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

Partly cloudy

Today

-3 °C

Cloudy

Tomorrow

-2 °C

Partly cloudy

Friday

-4 °C