Islanddurchquerer am Ziel angekommen

hornafjordur-small_goDie drei Wanderer haben vorgestern ihren 664 Kilometer langen Marsch vom Leuchtturm in Hvalnesviti östlich von Höfn am Hornafjörður in Südostisland hinüber zum Leuchtturm von Hornbjargsviti in Látravík am Hornstrandir im Norden der Westfjorde beendet.

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South and West Iceland Subject to Drought

haymaking-uthlid01_pkSo far this summer there has been significant drought in south and west Iceland and precipitation has not been lower in a long time. According to the online recording of meteorologist Trausti Jónsson, Reykjavík only saw 19.4 mm of precipitation in May and so far there has hardly been any rain in June.

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Woman in ICU after Fire in West Iceland

borgarnes_psA woman suffered serious injuries when she jumped out of a window on the second floor of a three-story house in Borgarnes, west Iceland, after it caught fire last night. She is currently being cared for at the ICU of the Landspítali, national hospital, in Reykjavík.

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