A powerful cyclone on 10 December fell on Iceland. The most affected areas in the Northern part. Here the wind speed reached 137 km/h and one-storey houses in some localities covered literally on the roof. Many buildings were damaged. For Tuesday and Wednesday night rescuers received about 600 calls, Stormnews reports citing television channel RÚV.
There are serious problems with electricity and water supply. Buildings are not heated, it is impossible to prepare a meal. Outside the settlements were closed almost all the roads. The red Cross opened for residents of temporary accommodation in Dalvik and Hvammstangi.
Energy restore the supply in Dalvik, Siglufjördur and Olafsfjordur. In Dalvik arrived the largest coast guard vessel of the country, it is trying to use as a power plant.
On Afforde rescuers looking for a missing teenager who helped the farmer to adjust the flow of electricity from private small hydro power plant fell into the river. While the search, which involved a large number of people, nor to no avail.
Currently, weather conditions have improved. The road service was able to clear the main roads.