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Car Sinks in Glacial Lagoon

Imagine standing by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland, admiring the view, when, suddenly, you see a car floating in front of you.

Bakkakotsá

Floods in South Iceland

Bakkakotsá river is close to overflowing Ring Road one in South Iceland, between Vík í Mýrdal and Hvolsvöllur.

Rain.

Road to Þórsmörk Closed

The South Iceland Police and the Icelandic Road Administration have decided to close the road to Þórsmörk, the south central highlands, today, due to heavy rainfall.

Earthquakes.

Katla Quivers

The Icelandic Met Office reports that at 6:10 am this morning an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 registered in Mýrdalsjökull glacier, South Iceland, where Katla volcano is located.

Volcano status.

Katla Gives Pilots Green Light

The Aviation Color Code for Katla volcano, which was changed to yellow last week due to a series of earthquakes, has been changed back to green.

Katla

Police Keep Tourists Away from Katla

South Iceland Police are monitoring popular tourist areas around Mýrdalsjökull glacier in light of recent seismic activity in Katla volcano, and in case of an eruption, tourists will receive an SMS.

Seismic activity in Iceland, September 30, 2016

Katla Volcano: Civil Protection Uncertainty Phase Declared

The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police and the District Commissioner of Police in South Iceland have declared a Civil Protection Uncertainty phase due to seismic unrest in Katla volcano in Mýrdalsjökull, as stated by the Scientific Advistory Board of the Department of Civil Protection...

Mýrdalsjökull.

Katla Volcano Could Erupt

Kristín Jónsdóttir, natural hazard program director at the Icelandic Met Office, states scientists are puzzled by the series of tremors in Katla volcano in the past 24 hours.

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