Science Bardarbunga volcano: Is a major eruption on the way?

Iceland's meteorological agency has said that seismic activity around the Bardarbunga volcano seems to have subsided. But lava continues to produce a large plume of steam and gas.


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Experts say the seismic activity near the Bardarbunga volcano on Iceland is calming down while tall fountains of fire and lava continue to lick the air along a volcanic fissure, producing a huge plume of steam and gas.