Roads close due to Katla eruption warning


Mýrdalsjökull Artist

The department of Civil Protection closed the road to Sólheimajökull glacier yesterday adn the road is also closed today. It is forbidden to walk onto the glacier. However, only a few small earthquakes have been detected in the Katla area in the last 24 hours. 

According to South Iceland police the situation will be assessed again on Monday. 

People are also asked to not camp anywhere between Skógar to Dyrhólavegur and not from the east edge of the town of Vík to Kúðafljó river. 

No quakes over the magnitude of 3 have been detected in Katla since Friday. 


Sólheimajökullður Bogi Sævarsson


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