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Poor Road Conditions in Southwest Iceland

19.02.2015

Poor Road Conditions in Southwest Iceland

The driving conditions in South and Southwest Iceland, including Suðurnes region where Keflavík International Airport is located, are currently poor with intermittent snowfall blocking visibility, snow-cover and slippery roads. Search and rescue serv...

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12.02.2015

A huge canyon in Iceland was created by just a few days of catastrophic flooding

The Jokulsargljufur canyon, 28km long and up to 100m deep, is home to Europe's most powerful waterfall. By analysing the chemistry of rocks in the canyon's walls, the researchers constructed a timeline of how the canyon was shaped over time. Mo...

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eruption in holuhraun iceland

06.02.2015

Eruption Could Continue Until Summer

The eruption in Holuhraun could continue until at least the beginning of this summer, possibly another year, according to Andri Stefánsson, professor in geochemistry at the University of Iceland. Andri spoke at a community meeting in Reyðarfjörður, E...

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Reykjavik, Icealand

06.02.2015

Winter Lights Festival

Those long winter days of darkness in Reykjavik are set to be illuminated magnificently at the city’s next annual Winter Lights Festival. The Winter Lights Festival, held on 5 – 8 February 2015, promises a superb collection of sparkling events, all d...

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03.02.2015

Good Morning America Live from Holuhraun

Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist on ABC’s Good Morning America, announced yesterday that she will be in Iceland today to anchor the show live from the Holuhraun eruption site, using drones so that they can broadcast from “inside a volcano.” H...

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02.02.2015

Avalanche Closes West Fjords Road

The road under Súðavíkurhlíð by Súðavík in the West Fjords is currently closed because of an avalanche which fell on the road last night. A northerly wind has been forecast for the next 24 hours, 8-13 m/s, with snowfall in some parts of the country.

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