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Eruption has started

View from Mila webcam

The IMO has confirmed that a fissure eruption has started north of Dyngjujökull.

Please do not link to http://www.vedur.is and en.vedur.is sites at this time… 356 more words


Activity of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano continues, ice melting in volcano caldera @eruptionsblog

Check out today’s update on ERUPTIONS blog for pictures and detailed information from Erik Klemetti!

Scientists from the Icelandic Meteorological Office and University of Iceland took a number of flights over the region  to observe these features that have come to two main preliminary conclusions: (1) these depressions are likely caused by melting of the ice from below and (2) these depressions lie along the water divide Jökulsá á Fjöllum River, which flows beneath 400-600 meters of ice.


Bárðarbunga – Nature of the beast

First let me write one thing, and that is that we are not in Kansas anymore. And with that I mean that we are in totally uncharted country. 2,198 more words


Iceland Bardarbunga volcano eruption under glacier prompts highest alert level #red

BBC reports that there has likely been a volcanic eruption under the country’s biggest glacier nearby the recently active Bardarbunga, which has moved the alert level to red, the highest level. 76 more words


Update: Iceland volcano Bardarbunga still potentially close to eruption

Following evacuations of the immediate area around the Bardarbunga volcano earlier this week, today there are multiple reports out of Iceland of continued seismic activity, as well as preparations amongst emergency workers for a possible eruption. 145 more words


Bárðarbunga loves Grimsvötn = True

I once again reiterate that it is Icelandic Met Office and Almannavarnadeild ríkislögreglustjóra that has the authority to issue warnings for Iceland in regards of eruptions and jökulhlaups. 826 more words