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The lava at Holuhraun running into river Jökulsá á Fjöllum

Icelandic Volcano Not In Imminent Danger of Erupting

A number of news media around the world have featured Icelandic volcano Bárðarbunga, after British media such as The Daily Star, Daily Mail and The Sun reported claims that it was ready to erupt. Experts at the Icelandic Met Office consider the claims to be overestimated.

Iceland Met Issues Report on Katla Volcano

​Katla can be one of Iceland’s most dangerous volcanoes. Earthquake activity in Katla this summer has provoked interest and fear that an eruption might be imminent. Iceland Met does not think so and has issued a report explaining why.

Katla

Katla Quakes Stop

The swarm of earthquakes under the infamous Katla volcano, which had been worrying scientists this week, appears to have all but stopped.

Holuhraun eruption 2014

Bárðarbunga Volcano Might Erupt Again

Geologists are now investigating data that indicates that magma might be accumulating again under Bárðarbunga volcano in Vatnajökull glacier. The Holuhraun eruption, which took place between August 31, 2014, and February 27, 2015, was part of a series of events which started in the volcano in...

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