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Holuhraun Eruption

What is Bárðarbunga? Information on the Central Volcano

Here we provide some information on Bárðarbunga, the volcano that has now erupted. The eruption is currently not under the glacier, so lava is coming up and ash is more limited. This also reduces the threat of a flood, although the small eruption that probably was below the glacier on Saturday (the...
Holuhraun Eruption

Eruption can be seen from North Iceland

Farmer Bragi Benediktsson in Grímsstaðir á Fjöllum says he sees the glow from the eruption in Holuhraun. He is about 100 kilometers from the eruption and says visibility is good. “I can just see the glow from the eruption. It seems to be small, at least from here”, he tells mbl.is.

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