Bárðarbunga volcano aviation color code raised back to Red, Iceland

Another fissure eruption has started in Holuhraun, an ice-free area north of the Bárðarbunga volcano, on Sunday morning (UTC), August 31, 2014. This is the same place as Friday’s eruption. Icelandic Met Office has again increased aviation color code of the volcano to Red. Intense seismic activity continues around the volcano.Scientists pointed out out that the lava which entered the surface on Friday was only about a thousandth of the magma on the move under the surface.Accordint to IMO, at this moment it is unclear how the situation will develop. However, four scenarios are considered most likely: The migration of magma could stop, resulting in a gradual reduction in seismic activity and no further eruptions. The dike could reach the … »

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