Steam and lava spurt from a new fissure on a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland on Monday. Photo: AP Steam and lava spurt from a new fissure on a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland on Monday. Photo: AP
Steam and lava spurt from a new fissure on a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland on Monday. Photo: AP
Volcanoes

New fissure opens at Iceland volcano, sending hikers scrambling

  • Steam and lava was seen emerging about 500m from the original eruption site, prompting an immediate evacuation
  • The long-dormant Fagradalsfjall volcano came to life last month after several hundred years, drawing thousands of tourists to the area

Topic |   Volcanoes
Steam and lava spurt from a new fissure on a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland on Monday. Photo: AP Steam and lava spurt from a new fissure on a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland on Monday. Photo: AP
Steam and lava spurt from a new fissure on a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland on Monday. Photo: AP
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