SAR teams rescue over 100 sheep in East Iceland floods

A rescue worker carrying a sheep back to land.

A rescue worker carrying a sheep back to land. Photo/Landsbjörg

 Over 100 sheep have been rescued from drowning in Fljótsdalur in East Iceland today. Over 100 lambs drowned earlier today in the flooding. 

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The middle of Fljótsdalur is completely flooded by water. 

The trapped sheep were rescued using boats and tractors. 

Fljótsdalur valley is completely flooded.

Fljótsdalur valley is completely flooded. Photo/Landsbjörg

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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.69 EUR EUR 125.20
GBP GBP 141.29 DKK DKK 16.79
NOK NOK 13.20 SEK SEK 12.06
CHF CHF 107.11 JPY JPY 0.96
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.