Increasing Danger of Landslides in Iceland

Experts say landslides are becoming more common in Iceland, partially around glaciers and along the island’s south coast. Geologist and landslide researcher Þorsteinn Sæmundsson told RÚV there is [...]

Eleven Tonnes of Mushrooms Per Week Not Enough for Icelanders

Iceland’s sole mushroom farmer produces 11 tonnes of mushrooms per week, but this is still not enough to meet domestic demand for the tasty fungi. Vísir reports that the popularity of keto and [...]

Goose Flew to Iceland from Scotland in Less Than a Day

A greylag goose named Arnór completed its migratory flight from the Firth of Tay in Scotland to the Fagurhólsmýri moor in Southeast Iceland in 20 hours, RÚV reports. This is an estimated distance [...]

Secret Solstice May Relocate Amidst Nonpayment Complaints

Birds of a Different Feather Seen Flocking Together

Geese and swans were observed flying together in V-formation over Vík í Mýrdal in South Iceland on Thursday, RÚV reports. While it’s unusual to see two different species flocking together, [...]

As Many as 700 Jobs Lost in Reykjanesbær Following WOW air Closure

Six to seven hundred residents in the Reykjanesbær municipality in Southwestern Iceland could lose their jobs as a result of WOW air ceasing service, RÚV reports. Reykjanesbær includes the town [...]

Yellow and Orange Weather Alerts Around Iceland

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a series of serious weather warnings for much of the country on Friday. An orange alert has been issued for Northeast Iceland, the East Fjords, and Eastern [...]

Fjaðrárgljúfur to Remain Closed Until June

The Environmental Agency of Iceland is extending its closure of Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon in South Iceland, RÚV reports. It will now be closed until June 1. The closure of the popular nature site was [...]

Road Between Vík and Hvolsvöllur Closed Due to Storm

The Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration have closed the road between Hvolsvöllur and Vík due to a storm. The road will be closed until weather conditions allow a re-opening. It’s also [...]

New Sonar Technology To Be Used in River Search

Authorities hope to soon locate the car of an Icelandic man who drove into the Ölfusá river just outside of Selfoss, South Iceland at around 10 pm on Tuesday night, RÚV reports. Nearly a hundred [...]

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