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The Iceland Eruption May be Close to an End

By Iceland Review

Scientists say that the Grímsvötn Eruption is now considerably smaller than yesterday. According to RÚV volcanologist Ármann Höskuldsson says that the eruption is dying out.

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“If this behaves like a normal eruption at Grímsvötn it is on its last meters. These explosions we witness now are not very strong. The eruption is really nothing compared to what is was yesterday. Now, we see outbursts every minute or so. The smoke hardly gets over the nearby mountains and the ash is falling down in the vicinity.”

Höskuldsson said that the location of the eruption seemed to be the same as in 2004, the date of the latest eruption. He said that the chance of flood was minimal at the moment.

Click here for general information about the eruption in Grímsvötn from Promote Iceland.

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