Iceland Braces for Volcanic Eruption

There are strong signs that one of Iceland’s largest volcanoes could be about to erupt, raising fears of an ash cloud which could ground international flights.
Alarms were raised last week, when an earthquake swarm struck beneath Bardarbunga — Iceland’s second-tallest volcano, situated in the center of the island nation. Worried that an eruption could be imminent, the government evacuated more than 300 people living in the vicinity of the volcano on August 20.
Since the crisis began, more th

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