Watch dwell: Iceland volcano shoots lava into air as eruption continues | EUROtoday

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Watch dwell as a volcano in southwest Iceland continues to erupt on Wednesday, 20 December, after weeks of intense earthquake exercise.

The eruption started on Monday a number of kilometres from Grindavik, whose almost 4,000 inhabitants had been evacuated final month.

Authorities additionally closed the close by Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

Keflavik International Airport, close to Reykjavik, remained open.

“The eruption does not present a threat to life,” a authorities assertion stated.

This dwell feed reveals molten rock spewing from fissures within the floor, in shiny yellow and orange colors contrasting towards the evening sky.

On Tuesday night, three out of 5 vents had been nonetheless lively after the eruption on the Reykjanes peninsula started the earlier evening.

More vents are anticipated to open because the eruption continues, the Icelandic Met Office has warned.