This video was taken from a helicopter on the night of September 4. Spectacular!
The eruption has developed in the past few days, so that now there are two fissures spewing lava. The southern fissure is much closer to the glacier, thus increasing concern that an eruption might start under the glacier.
When you park in a quiet country town you probably don’t expect to find another car on top of yours when you return.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 shook Bárðarbunga at 5:40 this morning. It was in the same vicinity as other big quakes have occurred in the past few days.
Toxic gases from the Holuhraun eruption have been measured at altitudes of up to 6 km (4 miles). Mostly they contain sulfur dioxide and scientists found some poisoning effect in the first days of the eruption. Up to now 40 million cubic meters (1.2 billion cubic feet) of lava have flowed out of...
We have been showing you the eruption from every possible angle, but here is a new twist. What does it look like from outer space?
There are still no signs of a sub-glacial eruption in Bárðarbunga, which would cause a flood, but one possible explanation for the unrest in the intrusive dike yesterday is that the magma has come into contact with water through underground fissure systems.