- Posted by: infodesk
- Category: Geohazards
There have been reports of increased seismic activity around the Mýrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland. The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management and the police in Hvolsvöllur district have advised travellers and travel companies to avoid the area around Sólheimajökull glacier, as there is a risk that sudden floods could occur. Sulphuric gases are present in the area of the glacier and emanating from the two rivers, Múlakvísl and Jökulsá in Sólheimasandur.