South Iceland Flood Seems to Have Peaked

The massive flood in Markarfljót river in south Iceland, caused by the volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajökull glacier, seems to have peaked at 9 pm. The Fljótshlíd and Landeyjar districts were evacuated because it was feared that the flood would break through the levees.

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Krisen-Bericht: Was denn noch alles?

Die Sonder-Untersuchungskommission (SIC), die am Montag einen 2.000-seitigen, neunbändigen Bericht zu den Ursachen des Banken-Zusammenbruchs im Oktober 2008 vorgelegt hat, hat ihre Arbeit noch nicht beendet. Projekte werden nun auf andere Ausschüsse übertragen.

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