High values of SO2 have been measured in North and Northwest Iceland this morning. Akureyri has seen over 4000µg/m³, Stykkisholmur 2700µg/m³ and Saudarkrokur over 5000 µg/m³.
According to latest measurements the pollution is no longer detectable in Saudarkrokur.
Information on response can be found here on our page.
Information on air quality can be found on www.airquality.is
A gas dispersion model can be found on the Icelandic Met Office web page. www.vedur.is
SO2 pollution from the eruption site in Holuhraun is now measured in Northern Snæfellsnes. 3700 µg/m³ SO2 was measured in Ólafsvík. Information on response can be found on our web page http://avd.is/en/?page_id=426
Text message has been sent to mobile phones in the area.