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Route 1, the Ring Road, remains closed at Kirkjubæjarklaustur due to a glacial outburst flood in Skaftá river, RÚV reports. Authorities are now evaluating whether to breach the road and build a channel to drain the area. Though the road is closed to…
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Route 1, west of Kirkjubæjarklaustur, has been closed due to flooding from the glacial outburst flood in Skaftá river, Vísir reports. The police in South Iceland have reported this, and the Icelandic Met Office issued a general travel advisory on June…
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A partial solar eclipse will be visible from Iceland on August 11. A partial solar eclipse will be visible from Iceland this Saturday, August 11, RÚV reports. The eclipse should be visible from all parts on the country if weather allows. Astronomy…
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A glacial outburst flood is very likely to occur in Skaftá river, Southeast Iceland, in the next three days, Fréttablaðið reports. The Icelandic Met Office will hold a meeting later today to assess the situation. A glacial outburst flood, also known as a…
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Icelanders Stock Up on Alcohol for Merchants’ Weekend Icelandic liquor stores sold 767,000 litres of alcohol last year in the week leading up to Verslunarmannahelgi (Merchants’ Weekend), a long weekend celebrated in early August in Iceland. Around 137,000…
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Road 36 through Þingvellir National Park will be closed from tomorrow, July 31, until October. The two-month closure is due to repairs and will apply to the section of the road which passes through the park. RÚV reported first. Þingvellir National Park is…
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A new 150-room Courtyard by Mariott hotel will open next year at Keflavík International Airport, RÚV reports. Developers begin breaking ground today for the building. The hotel is expected to open in the fall of 2019. Spokesmen for the project have stated…
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An enormous landslide on Fagraskógarfjall mountain in Hítardalur in West Iceland took place early on Saturday morning, flooding a well-known salmon fishing river with mud and rock and almost completely changing the face of the landscape RÚV reports. The…
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A polar bear has been spotted on the remote plain of Melrakkaslétta in Northeast Iceland, RUV reports. Police in the region issued a statement about the sighting on their Facebook page on Monday night. At the time of writing, this sighting had not yet…
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