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Iceland Volcano: Gas From Eruption Set To Hit Reykjavik Within Hours

Icelanders in the country’s capital Reykjavik have been warned that gas pollution is likely to head their way ‘within hours’. Residents in the town of Grindavik were evacuated last month after thousands of earthquakes hinted that the Fagradalsfjall volcano was about to blow. And it finally did just that last night, sending 330-foot-high lava fountains spurting into the sky out of a 4km-long fissure stretching across Sundhnúkagígar.

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Iceland Volcano: Gas From Eruption Set To Hit Reykjavik Within Hours
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    Iceland volcano eruption – as it happened

    Iceland volcano eruption – as it happened

    After more than a month of threatening to blow, the Fagradalsfjall volcano in southwest Iceland erupted from a 4km-long fissure Monday evening. Plumes …

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