Holuhraun Eruption Gases Studied

Research on the gases being emitted at the Holuhraun eruption site will be the subject of a new study. Six different kinds of gases are being emitted at the site. The volume of gas is unusually large compared to the amount of magma.

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Film Crew Takes over North Iceland Town

The cast and crew of Baltasar Kormákur and Sigurjón Kjartansson’s upcoming crime series Trapped (Ófærð) have taken over the North Icelandic town of Siglufjörður. A group of around 70 people recently arrived in town to set up for what is expected to be the most extensive television series filmed in Iceland to date. Shooting begins today.

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Sturm zwingt zur Übernachtung

Etwa 400 Gäste hielten sich in der vergangenen Nacht in der Raststätte Staðarskáli am Nordausgang der Holtavörðuheiði auf, als der Pass nach einem heftigen Schneesturm am Nachmittag gesperrt werden musste.

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