Tourist steps into hot spring whilst watching Northern Lights

 A tourist has first and second degrees burns from the toes to the thigh after stepping into a hot spring whilst observing Northern Lights in the night sky in Hveradalir, South Iceland.

The tourist was travelling with a group in an organised Northern Lights trip with a coach. The man had stepped off the walking path and stepped into the hot spring. 

He was sent to hospital in Reykjavik where he is recovering. 


Clear sky


12 °C

Partly cloudy

Later today

17 °C



17 °C