Search for Missing Woman Continues

Dyrhólaey.

Dyrhólaey. Photo/Jónas Erlendsson

Vala Hafstað

Search will resume today for a woman who is believed to have fallen into the ocean by Dyrhólaey promontory, South Iceland, mbl.is reports. She has been missing since Friday night, a week ago.

According to Chief Superintendent Sveinn Rúnar Kristjánsson, at the South Iceland Police Department, the search area to be covered stretches from Þjórsá river in the west to Skaftá river in the east.

Conditions for searching should be good today, with low tide at noon and decent weather. It is not clear how many people will participate in the search.

Search and rescue workers on the beach.

Search and rescue workers on the beach. Mbl.is/Jónas Erlendsson

Four wheelers and 4x4s will be driven along the beach, and areas inaccessibly by motorized vehicles will be covered on foot.

Members of the search and rescue team Víkverji covered the area near Dyrhólaey yesterday.

The woman, Rima Grunskyté Feliksasdóttir, recently moved to Hella, South Iceland, from Vík í Mýrdal.

Dyrhólaey was closed to all traffic on Tuesday while search was underway.

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