The northern lights, which were awaited with anticipation last night, made a spectacular entry in the capital area at about 10:45 pm.
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According to the Icelandic Met Office, the next few nights will offer a good chance to see the northern lights.
If you’re planning to take part in the sheep roundups in Iceland, there is now a tool available to make your life easier.
A moonbow, sometimes called a moon rainbow, was detected in Fáskrúðsfjörður, the East Fjords, early Tuesday morning.
Landvernd, the Icelandic Environment Association, has harshly criticized Canadian pop star Justin Bieber’s latest video, filmed in Iceland, Vísir reports.
The Icelandic Met Office and the Civil Protection in Iceland have issued a warning for East Iceland tonight, where considerable rain is expected.
Siglufjörður resident Torfi Þórarinsson compares yesterday’s weather in the North Iceland town to a tornado.
According to the Icelandic Met Office, there are indications that a minor glacial outburst flood in Skaftá river, South Iceland, has begun.
A 3.8 magnitude earthquake was picked up by sensors 5.7 km (35 miles) northeast of Bárðarbunga volcano in Vatnajökull glacier in the northern highlands at approximately 1:30 pm today. Bárðarbunga caused the 2014-2015 Holuhraun eruption.
The earthquake swarm which began in the Katla caldera under Mýrdalsjökull glacier in South Iceland the night before yesterday has died down for now, according to seismologist Martin Hensch at the Icelandic Met Office.
The Icelandic Met Office picked up continued seismic activity in Katla volcano yesterday. At 3:12 pm a tremor of magnitude 3.3 occurred. Around 2 am the previous night, earthquakes of magnitude 4.5 and 4.6 hit the volcano—the largest to be recorded there since 1977.