An aerial view of the crevice in Fagraskógarfjall mountain.

Large crevice at site of landslide

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“ This will not have an effect on the salmon entering the river now."

Salmon numbers in Hítará river could go down by 20%

10 Jul An expert at the Iceland Marine Institute says that salmon fishing in the Hítará river will be affected this summer and that salmon numbers will go down by 20 percent due to the effect of the landslide that occurred on Saturday.

Photos: Landslide leaves open wound in mountain

9 Jul These photographs of Fagraskógarfjall mountain were captured yesterday by our photographer and they show how the whole side of the mountain collapsed, leaving what looks like an open wound.


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