The tiny island nation of Iceland is reporting a Merry Christmas at this hour. Several fishing trawlers in the North Atlantic have also reported to the North Pole in the past few minutes too.
The Tracking Department has been hard at work for well over 18 hours now. Elf Billy says that it is remarkable that Santa’s ride this year has been relatively free of weather events. He isn’t sure if that trend will continue, however.
— Elf Ernest