Iceland Ups Aviation Warning As Volcano Rumbles

August 23, 2014 4:06 PM

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Iceland Ups Aviation Warning As Volcano Rumbles

Iceland today raised an aviation alert level to reflect growing concern over underground rumblings at its Bardarbunga volcano in the central part of the island nation.

A sub-glacial eruption caused Icelandic authorities to raise the aviation alert level to red, indicating "significant emission of ash into the atmosphere," The Associated Press reports.

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