Iceland is bracing for a volcano eruption: All the travel restrictions


Iceland is currently on high alert as it braces for a volcano eruption in the coming days.

Since Nov 10, a small town called Grindavik is at the center of an ongoing seismic activity.

After a state of emergency was declared, thousands evacuated. Here are some travel guidelines.

1. Multiple major roads that connect Grindavik to other areas have been temporarily closed.

2. No flights to Iceland were affected as of Nov 16. Grindavik is 40 miles from Iceland’s capital Reykjavik.

3. Grindavik is less than 20 miles from the Keflavik International Airport. So plan carefully.

4. The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, a popular tourist attraction, has been temporarily closed.

5. Avoid travelling to Iceland unless necessary. It's best to take precautionary measures.

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