Because of ongoing magma movement, the aviation industry has been warned about a raise in the risk level to orange, the second-highest level.
The met office said any eruption could potentially lead to flooding or an emission of gas.
In 2010, the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted, producing an ash cloud that severely disrupted European airspace.
Intense seismic activity began at the volcano on 16 August, and there was a powerful earthquake in the region early on Monday—the strongest measured in the region since 1996.
Although there is no sign of eruption in the mostly uninhabited region, the situation is being monitored and the roads have been closed.
Iceland is close to England. I remember the last emission in 2010, when smoke posed a real danger in the atmosphere.
If you click this link, you'll arrive at my author site's blog, http://francene--wordstitcher.weebly.com/blog/-a-vision-of-icelands-force where you can read a short excerpt from Ever Changing Sea, right at the end of the final, unpublished, novel in the Moonstone series. Liliha, the visionary heroine, experiences a vision about Iceland which changes her perception of good and evil.
The force in nature is so powerful. Unseen beneath the Earth, giant holes could change the way we live at any time. Best to take nothing for granted and appreciate each day.