Useful Icelandic Websites (English versions)

Public Roads Administration – Information on road conditions and weather

The Icelandic Meteorological Office – Weather Services in English (and snow conditions in rural areas)

Live from Iceland – webcams 
Eyjafjallajökull, Hekla and Öræfajökull

Aviation colour code map   The current status of Icelandic volcanic systems

Institute of Earth Sciences – University of Iceland – An independent part of the University´s Science Institute

Icelandic National Broadcasting Service – 2 radio channels (news in english during the summer) and 1 tv-channel

Environment Agency of Iceland – It’s role is to promote the protection as well as sustainable use of Iceland’s natural resources, as well as public welfare by helping to ensure a healthy environment, and safe consumer goods.

Air quality – Air Quality Measurements in Iceland

Red cross helpline 1717 – Always open

Statistics Iceland – Useful statistical information

Visit Iceland – The official travel guide

How to drive in Iceland  – Icelandic Transport Authority

Drive safely on Icelandic roads: Driving with Elfis – Drive safely on Icelandic Roads

National Energy Authority of Iceland: Research and energy issues – National Energy Authority

Telephone directory for Iceland


Map: disasters around the world

Earthquakes around the world:
Seismic Monitor: 
Quakes – Live Earthquakes Map: