The police in Reykjavík got an emergency call at 2 am last night when someone saw a man jump into the cold ocean at the old fishing harbor in the downtown area, mbl.is reports.
Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.
When the police arrived, the man was on the pier. He told police that he had wanted to jump into the ocean for a long time. He was fine after the swim but the police gave him a ride home.
The temperature in Reykjavík last night was just under 0°C (32°F).