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

Drizzle

Today

10 °C

Light rain

Tomorrow

7 °C

Light rain

Sunday

7 °C