A man died in an avalanche in Svarfaðardalur in North Iceland yesterday. The man was travelling with two others, both of whom sustained severe injuries.
Search and Rescue volunteers around Iceland had their hands full this weekend, as punishing snowstorms and gale-force winds pummelled the country with no signs of
A danger phase is in effect in the towns of Patreksfjörður and Ísafjörður, in the Westfjords, due to the risk of avalanches. RÚV reports that
The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Response, along with the Iceland Meteorological Office, has raised the level of alert in North Iceland from Uncertain
An avalanche has damaged installations on the skiing grounds in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, RÚV reports. No one was on the grounds when the avalanche occurred
An archaeological dig is currently underway in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland, where researchers hope to find dwellings built by the the fjord’s first settlers. RÚV reports
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