April 8, 2020

Iceland Up To Date

On this page we will keep an eye on important stuff happening in Iceland. It can be culture, earthquakes, weather, volcanic activity or any useful bit of information we deem important.

Iceland Up To Date

2020
March 13 2020

Gathering Ban Announced In Iceland

At a press conference held today, Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir said that Iceland will be instituting a gathering ban, beginning on Monday. – Read more at Reykjavik Grapevine
March 13 2020

Icelandair Waives Change Fee Temporarily

Icelandair has announced that it is waiving the change fee for passengers who have a flight booked with the airline in the coming weeks. – Read more at Iceland Monitor.

March 6 2020

COVID-19: Alert Level Raised To Maximum

Two people are confirmed to have contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus in Iceland, and they are among the 43 total number of cases in the country to date. More at RUV (English).

March 5 2020

Yellow Weather Alert For South and Southeast

In South: East storm or violent storm with snow (Yellow condition)
In South East:  East blizzard (Yellow condition)

March 5 2020

Covid-19 Cases

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, keeps rising in Iceland.

February 21 2020

Visiting and exploring caves on the Reykjanes peninsula not recommended

Yesterday gasses were measured near the volcanic cones and craters at Eldvörp on the Reykjanes peninsula. Gas levels are now monitored and weekly measurements are carried out as a part of the contingency plan implemented in response to unrest and uplift of ground around the MT. Thorbjörn. – Icelandic Tourist Board

February 16 2020

Fun For Some

The recent storm did some damage in various places but for some it was pure fun  as seen in this video: