Eruption Area Cleared for Safety Reasons


Eruption Area Cleared for Safety Reasons

Scientists and journalists leaving the eruption area due to flood risk

Evacuation of the eruption area at 15:20. Photo: Jóhannes Benediktsson.

All scientists at the Holuhraun eruption site have been called to their camp in Drekagil for safety reasons because of increased unrest detected on the Icelandic Met Office's seismometers.

The Iceland Review team and other media personnel are on their way out of the eruption area.

Everyone will stay outside the area until further notice, RÚV reports.


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