Fagradalsfjall volcano update: lava flows broke defense barriers and continue to advance into Nátthagi valley

Sat, 22 May 2021, 23:24
23:24 PM | BY: MARTIN
Moments before lava flows overflow defense barriers (image: @mblfrettir/twitter)
Moments before lava flows overflow defense barriers (image: @mblfrettir/twitter)
The lava flows into Nátthagi valley (image: @Icevolcanx/twiter)
The lava flows into Nátthagi valley (image: @Icevolcanx/twiter)
The effusive eruption of the volcano continues mostly from the eruptive fissure vent #5 that started to erupt on 13 April.
Lava flows started to overflow into the adjacent Nátthagi valley as broke eastern defense barriers today to protect Suðurstrandavegur main road.

The lava flow started to emerge into the adjacent Nátthagi valley (source: @krjonsdottir/twitter)

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Mon, 17 May 2021, 09:35
Lava fountain from the central vent last weekend (image: Chris Hug-Fleck)
Our tour organizer Chris is already on Iceland and enjoying the show of the eruption. He sent us a selection of images taken last weekend - have a look! Read all
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