Red skies over Holuhraun

Last night the most stunning images flowed in over Mila cam Bardabunga 1. That radar station or as we on VC call it Dalek R2D2 got a visit. We could watch 2 people moving around with flashlights, but sometimes at least one just stood there in awe, watching the scene developing so close to him/her/?…

Hekla – the Movie

This has been unprecedented weeks for Volcanocafé in terms of visitor numbers and we are witnessing events the likes of which none of us have seen before. As if things weren’t exciting enough, we are, as a volcanic community, about to embark on our most ambitious project. Hekla: the Movie That’s right. We aim to…

Bardarbunga Update 20140903

  Since the appropriate Icelandic authorities have today publicly mentioned the possibility of a large, acidic and explosive eruption at Bardarbunga, we now feel free to inform you that this possibility has been discussed by the Dragons, behind closed doors, for well over a week. The key information comes from this official IMO graphic: The…

2nd. fissure eruption started.

Today in the morning hours the fissure which had produced lava flows 2 days ago erupted again. One could get quite a good glimpse on the ongoing eruption on the Milacams. The eruption occurs at the same place as last time ( Holuhraun). The fissure seems to be 1,5 to 1,8 km long. It appears…