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Bárðarbunga is located in the Vatnajökull ice cap.

Two earthquakes measuring 3.9 in Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland

Two earthquakes of the magnitude of 3.9 occurred in Bárðarbunga in Vatnajökull glacier this afternoon.

Bárðarbunga is located in the Vatnajökull ice cap.

Two earthquakes measuring 3.9 in Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland

Two earthquakes of the magnitude of 3.9 occurred in Bárðarbunga in Vatnajökull glacier this afternoon.

A photograph taken by the  SENITEL-1 satellite yesterday morning, November 20th showing the fissures that have been formed in the Öræfajökull cauldera.

Öræfajökull observed from space

The European Space Agency (ESA) satellite has been photographing the surface of Öræfajökull from space and in the images, developments are clearly visible.

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Öræfajökull glacier.

Uncertainty about course of events at Öræfajökull volcano

Although it's clear that there's a lot of geothermal heat underneath the Öræfajökull cauldron there are no signs of an iminent eruption. Scientists are however, uncertain as to what exactly is going on.

The new caldera can be seen clearly on this image.

Yellow alert put up for Öræfajökull volcano

A new caldera, measuring a diameter of one kilometres has been formed in this last week in Öræfajökull glacier, a caldera spotted via satellite images of the glacier.

The eruption in Holuhraun in 2014-15

Iceland's volcanoes may be getting ready to blow

According to Páll Einarsson, geophysicist at the geological science department of the University of Iceland believes that there are evident signs that some of Iceland's most famous volcanoes are becoming unrestful.

Laiz is working on a photography book on Icelandic horses.

Enchanted by the silence in Icelandic nature

Argentinian photographer Guadalupe Laiz is enhanted by Ieland and has visited the country three times. It's mainly the Icelandic horse and the silence in Icelandic nature that has drawn her to Iceland but this autumn she undertook something quite different.

There's lots of precarious icing on streets and pavements this week.

Lots of accidents in Reykavik due to icy paths and streets

The head of the ER at the National University Hospital in Iceland says that an unusual amount of accidents occurred due to people falling on ice.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Bjarni Benediktsson and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson.

Coalition talks going well

Morgunblaðið reports that according to its sources, there have been no setbacks in the coalition talks between the Left Green Movement, the Independence Party and the Progressive Party.

Winter is here to stay, says the Iceland Met Office.

Heavy snow showers in Reykjavik today

This morning, heavy dark snow showers are expected in the capital area and people are warned that driving could get difficult and traffic heavy as a result.

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