Bárðarbunga update

I once again reiterate that it is Icelandic Met Office and Almannavarnadeild ríkislögreglustjóra that has the authority to issue warnings for Iceland in regards of eruptions and jökulhlaups. For airborne ash advisories it is in the following order London VAAC and IMO that issues advisories. That being said here follows a brief update. Almannavarnadeild ríkislögreglustjóra…

Kelud: Alert level Orange

Today, 10 Feb 2014 PVMBG (Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi) raised the alert status of Kelud mountain (Kelut, Gunung Kelud) to level III (of IV) from yellow alert (waspada) to orange alert (siaga). Gunung Kelud is a 1,731 m high stratovolcano located in East Java in Indonesia. Like many Indonesian volcanoes and others on…

Hekla – General alert

Hekla, a brief description Hekla is probably Iceland’s most well know volcano. It is a fissure volcano, but during its history it has started more to resemble an elongated stratovolcano. It shares together with Grimsvötn the infamy of being the two most active volcanoes on Iceland. Hekla is the least reliable volcano on the planet.…