Recent updates to the BGS websites.
The Bárðarbunga volcanic system, in central-eastern Iceland, comprises a central volcano rising to 2009 m a.s.l. and a fissure system. It is in the Eastern Volcanic Zone and is partly covered by the Vatnajökull ice cap.
At around midnight on 28th August, a small fissure eruption started in Holuhraun, north of Dyngjujökull.
For updates on the current unrest visit the IMO website.