An earthquake of magnitude 3.7 occurred at Bárðarbunga volcano at 9:45 am this morning.
A panel on Arctic affairs, part of RIFF film festival, touched on glacial melting, ethical obligations and the status of Iceland as an Arctic nation.
Over 400 meter (1312 feet) wide holes have formed in Vatnajökull, Iceland's largest glacier. This is near the Bárðarbunga area, which had a volcanic eruption between 2014 and 2015.
Attempts are being made by the Icelandic Road Administration to direct the flood in Skaftá river away from Ring Road 1.
The flow of Skaftá river by Eldvatn is now more than 2,000 cubic meters per second and is expected to peak early this afternoon
The flow in Skaftá River rapidly increases and now measures almost 800 cubic meters per second at Sveinstindur.
A stage of uncertainty has been declared by the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police because of the glacial outburst flood in Skaftá river, South Iceland.