Divers on site last year.

 Iceland’s ‘Largest Environmental Accident’

News Tagged with “East Fjords”
From Fáskrúðsfjörður, yesterday.

Snow-Covered Ground in Summer

14 Jun It may be the middle of June, but nonetheless it snowed in the East Fjords of Iceland yesterday.

An angler in Eskifjörður yesterday.

Nearly Record Heat in East Fjords

19 Mar Residents of the East Fjords got a glimpse of summer yesterday, when the temperature soared to roughly 20°C (68°F).

From Djúpivogur, the East Fjords.

Memorial to Rise of First Black Settler in Iceland

6 Mar The Icelandic government has approved state funding for the memorial of farmer and merchant Hans Jónatan, believed to have been the first black man to have settled in Iceland.

From Seyðisfjörður. The picture was taken following the landslide in December.

Houses Evacuated in Seyðisfjörður

17 Feb About 100 residents of 46 houses in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, had to evacuate their homes last night, due to a risk of landslides.

PM Katrín Jakobsdóttir, right, arriving in Egilsstaðir.

Government Members Visit Seyðisfjörður

22 Dec Four members of the Icelandic government are currently in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords.

Residents Ran for Their Lives

21 Dec The landslides which occurred in Seyðisfjörður last week put the residents in grave danger.

Risk of Landslides Remains

21 Dec A total of 305 residents of Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, were allowed to return to their homes yesterday afternoon

Pictures of Damage Done by Landslides

20 Dec Reporters, accompanied by police, were given permission to enter the town of Seyðisfjörður yesterday afternoon.

Seyðisfjörður Evacuated: Landslide Causes Major Damage

19 Dec “All of us are very grateful that no lives were lost.”

All Traffic Prohibited in Seyðisfjörður

18 Dec All traffic has been prohibited in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, according to an SMS message sent from the police to residents.

Breiðablik, the house that was swept off its foundation.

Landslide Destroys House in Seyðisfjörður

18 Dec Two landslides occurred in Seyðisfjörður overnight, one of them landing on a wooden house.

Homes Surrounded by Landslides: Video

17 Dec Heavy rain continues in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, today, where 50 homes had to be evacuated Tuesday afternoon.

From Seyðisfjörður, yesterday.

Landslides in Seyðisfjörður: Homes Evacuated

16 Dec An alert phase was declared last night in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, due to landslides.

Þórunnborg Jónsdóttir, holding the giant puffball.

Giant Mushroom Found in East Fjords

23 Aug 2020 What is round, white, larger than a basketball, and weighs 4 kg?

Costantino Carrara, playing the grand piano in Fáskrúðsfjörður, the East Fjords.

‘Stairway to Heaven’ in Fáskrúðsfjörður - Video

20 May 2019 Residents of the village of Fáskrúðsfjörður, the East Fjords, population 662, gathered by the harbor recently to watch Italian pianist and composer Constantino Carrara perform.




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