Science Lava erupts from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano

The Icelandic Met Office has confirmed the presence of a lava streaming from an eruption north of Bardarbunga volcano.

By , LiveScience Senior Writer

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Lava is streaming from an eruption north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, the Icelandic Met Office has confirmed. Magma broke through a rift in an older lava flow around midnight local time (about 8 p.m. ET).