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Latest news on Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland

28.08.2014 - icenewsis: Scientists from the Icelandic Earth Science Institute, the Icelandic Meteorological Office and representatives from the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management were on a flight surveilling the surface of Vatnajökull tonight and discovered ...

Icelandic Civil Protection Scientific Advisory Board discuss Bárðarbunga volcano

27.08.2014 - icenewsis: Scientists from the Icelandic Meteorological Office and the Institute of Earth Sciences, together with representatives of the Civil Protection in Iceland, met today to discuss the on-going unrest at the Bárðarbunga volcano. These are the conclusions of th...

Justin Timberlake brings Iceland back

26.08.2014 - icenewsis: Justin Timberlake held Iceland’s biggest concert last Sunday, to a crowd of around 17,000 Señor and Señoritas – this was first time that the iconic American singer had ever performed in the country. During the concert, JT blasted out a selection of his hi...

Volcano News: Alert phase in Iceland is still in effect

25.08.2014 - icenewsis: The Icelandic Met Office has decreased the aviation color-code to orange and all restrictions on aviation have been cancelled. All scheduled services airports in Iceland are open. The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police, together with the Distri...

Volcano News: Iceland goes from emergency phase back to alert phase

24.08.2014 - icenewsis: The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has decided to move the emergency phase back to alert phase. This decision is taken in collaboration with the District Commissioners in Húsavík and Seyðisfjörður. The National Crisis Coordination Centre in...

Latest News on Volcanic activities in Iceland

24.08.2014 - icenewsis: At 11:20 UTC today, seismic tremor measurements gave a strong indication that an eruption beneath Dyngjujökull was occurring. Tremor levels decreased during the afternoon, although intense earthquake activity continues. At 14:00 UTC, an over-flight was ma...

See Barðarbunga Volcano stream live

23.08.2014 - icenewsis: You can now see Barðarbunga stream live on YouTube and follow the latest action as it happens. A stratovolcano, Bárðarbunga is located under Vatnajökull, Iceland‘s most extensive glacier and the largest in Europe. Bárðarbunga is the second highest m...

Latest volcano report from the Icelandic national crisis coordination centre media team

23.08.2014 - icenewsis: Latest volcano report from the Icelandic national crisis coordination centre media team An indication of a minor eruption was issued by the Met Office earlier today at the Dyngjujökull glacier. There are no visible signs of the eruption yet. The Icelandic...

Looks like a small sub-glacial volcanic eruption started under the icecap of Dyngjujökull glacier

23.08.2014 - icenewsis: Scientists at the Icelandic Met Office believe that a small sub-glacial volcanic eruption has now started under the icecap of Dyngjujökull glacier in the Northern part of Vatnajökull glacier. Because of this the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Poli...

National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police follows up on Bárðarbunga volcano status

22.08.2014 - icenewsis: The National Crisis Coordination Centre in Skógarhlíð has been in operation since it was decided to close the highland area due to seismic activity in Bárðarbunga on 19 August, 2014. The centre harmonises operations and the passing on of information due t...

National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police releases status report on Bárðarbunga volcano

21.08.2014 - icenewsis: Immediately after the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police raised the Civil Protection level to Alert Phase the National Crisis Coordination Center was fully activated. Evacuation of the area North of Vatnajökull was successful. The situation wil...

Earthquakes persist in Iceland’s largest volcano

18.08.2014 - icenewsis: The Civil Protection and Emergency Management of Iceland has elevated the Aviation colour codes of the Bárðarbunga area from Yellow to Orange which reads: “Volcano is exhibiting heightened unrest with increased likelihood of eruption”, or “Volcanic erupti...

Intense seismic activity in Iceland’s Bárdarbunga volcano

18.08.2014 - icenewsis: Seismic activity in Bárðarbunga, a large sub-glacial volcano in Iceland, has increased. A seismic swarm has been ongoing since 3AM this morning, and near continuous earthquakes have been occurring ever since. The depths of earthquakes in the present swarm...




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