While yesterday geologists and others thought the Eyjafjallajökull volcano had stopped erupting, today it has begun again, this time with considerably more force, and underneath the glacier as well, which means there’s been glacial flooding. Some of the fastest-rising water has been in the Markarfljót river (site of Skarphéðinn’s memorable bit of ice skating in Njal’s Saga), but there is evidence the river is now subsiding. It’s not clear whether the tourists are having fun. (ETA: But the airlines certainly aren’t.)

Footage from the current eruption:

And from the first one:

Also, ads for helicopter volcano tours. Surely that can’t be a good idea?

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