Street lights in four suburbs of Iceland’s capital will be turned off from 9:30-10 pm this evening to improve the visibility of the northern lights. The aurora forecast for tonight is good.
The northern lights over Reykjavík last night. Photo: Zoë Robert/Iceland Review.
The suburbs where the lights will be turned off are Öskuhlíð (where the landmark building Perlan is located), Skólavörðuholt (downtown) and Grafarholt and Breiðholt-Seljahverfi on the outskirts of the city, as stated in a press release.
Residents of the above suburbs are encouraged to participate by turning off the lights in their apartments to as to further reduce the amount of light pollution.