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Volcanic eruption expected in Iceland

Imminent volcanic threat in Iceland triggers evacuations and road damage. The eruption predicted in Grindavik could displace residents for months.

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The video discusses the imminent threat of a volcanic eruption in Iceland, prompting evacuations due to numerous tremors. Hundreds of earthquakes occurred within 24 hours, causing significant cracks in roads. Experts anticipate the eruption to happen along a 9-mile magma tunnel in the town of Grindavik, leading to evacuations and the likelihood that residents might not return home for months. Tourist attractions like the Blue Lagoon are closed due to the volcanic threat. Iceland typically experiences eruptions every four to five years, with recent years having multiple eruptions. While lava is expected in the potential eruption, no ash cloud is expected to form. Iceland typically experiences eruptions every four to five years, with recent years having multiple eruptions.

Vocabulary:

• Threat: something that could cause harm, danger, or difficulty.

• Cracks: openings or breaks in something solid (in this video, the roads and houses).

• Reminder: something that helps you remember or recalls information.

• To grab: to take hold of something quickly.

• Through: from one side to another.

• Grounding flights: the action of stopping or canceling flights from taking off due to certain reasons, such as bad weather or a volcanic eruption.

• Stunning: something that is extremely surprising or astonishing.

Source: ABC News YouTube channel.

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