Iceland’s volcanoes Hekla, Grímsvötn, Bárðarbunga and Katla are all preparing for eruption

Four of Iceland’s main volcanoes all preparing for eruption:

According to geophysicist Páll Einarsson, four of Iceland’s volcanoes are showing increased amounts of activity in preparation for another eruption.

Katla is the most active that it’s ever been in four decades. “Katla has been unrestful since this autumn.”

The other volcanoes showing increased activity are Hekla, Grímsvötn and Bárðarbunga

H/t reader kevin a.

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Iceland: Bardabunga Volcano Pollution At Record Level – Residents Warned – ‘Like Standing Behind A Truck And Inhaling The Vapors’

Bárðarbunga Pollution at Record Level – Residents Warned (Ice Age Now, Sep 13, 2014):

“Like standing behind a truck and inhaling the vapors,” says resident.


In Reyðarfjörður on Iceland’s east coast, sulfur dioxide measured at 4,000  µg/​cubicmeter just before 11 PM on Friday night, according to mbl.is.

All residents in the area are advised to keep inside, close window and raise the heat in ovens to keep the air pressure greater inside.

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