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    • A close up of lava from an eruption on Holuhraun, northwest of the Dyngjujoekull glacier in Iceland
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    Four years ago eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano had shut down Europe’s airspace for around a week.
    Above: The sky over the site of a lava eruption on Holuhraun, northwest of the Dyngjujoekull glacier in Iceland

    An eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano has created an almost post-apocalyptic landscape in Iceland. Lava but without ash has been poured out on Wednesday. The ash warning for aviation stood at orange, the second-highest level on a five-color scale indicating a risk of ash that could hinder air traffic.

    An eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano has created an almost post-apocalyptic landscape in Iceland. Lava but without ash has poured out on Wednesday. The ash warning for aviation remains orange, the second-highest level on a five-color scale indicating a risk of ash that could hinder air traffic.

    Four years ago eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, in a different region of Iceland, had shut down Europe’s airspace for around a week.

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