Authorities in Iceland warn of a “excessive risk” of a volcanic eruption

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The Icelandic Meteorological Workplace mentioned on Monday that greater than 700 earthquakes have been recorded within the area that day. On Tuesday, that quantity dropped considerably, with officers saying 165 earthquakes had been detected since midnight. The company added that this lower could also be as a result of dangerous climate circumstances passing over the nation, which may hinder the flexibility of seismographs to detect the smallest earthquakes.

“Given the climate forecast for the following two days, which signifies rainfall and robust winds, the sensitivity of earthquake detection and real-time GPS monitoring by IMO is anticipated to be affected,” the company mentioned in an announcement.

To date, operations at Keflavik Airport haven’t been disrupted, however the nation’s Civil Safety Company mentioned the opportunity of air visitors disruption because of the volcanic eruption “can’t be utterly dominated out.”

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