Iceland Eruption: Visibility zero

Iceland Review’s reporters, editor Bjarni Brynjólfsson and photographer Páll Stefánsson, are now on location of the eruption at Skógar. Since the road is closed at Markarfljót they had to take the very long route, flying to Egilstadir in eastern Iceland last night, rent a car and drive nonstop to Kirkjubæjarklaustur, where they arrived at five o’clock in the morning. They then drove into the wall of ash on their trail towards the Eyjafjallajökull area.

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Video: Magnificent View of Iceland Eruption

After a few days of overcast skies the weather cleared in the Westman Islands, located off Iceland’s southern coast, offering a magnificent view of the eruption in Eyjafjallajökull. Many locals hiked up Mt. Eldfell to enjoy the view and RÚV reporter Sighvatur Jónsson shot this video.

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