Attempted Murder Victim Dies, Man Released

death-announcementsA woman in her forties who was resuscitated by paramedics after being found unconscious in her home in eastern Reykjavík on May 16, died after a few days in the Landspítali hospital ICU. Her husband was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of his wife and has since been released from custody.

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Eruption Causes Delayed Flights and Road Closure

ash-kirkjubkl05_robertasmickeviciusConsiderable delays have been announced for flights arriving with the Icelandic airlines today. However, departures that are scheduled from Keflavík International Airport this afternoon will probably be on time, although some departures were delayed this morning. The Ring Road between Vík and Freysnes (Skaftafell) in south Iceland will remain closed.

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Hilfe für die Landwirte in der Aschezone

ash-kirkjubkl11_robertasmickeviciusEtwa 60 Rettungsteams sind derzeit in der Aschezone des Grímsvötn in Südisland im Einsatz. Die meisten gehen den Landwirten beim Einsammeln und Füttern des Viehs zur Hand. Einige Tiere sind verendet. Manche von ihnen sind erblindet und in Wassergräben gefallen wo sie ertranken.

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