Grindavik, a volcano located in southwestern Iceland, has erupted for the third time since December. This occurred on January 21st and sent jets of lava into the sky. The Blue Lagoon Spa, one of the country’s top tourist attractions, was evacuated as a result of the eruption. The lava flow began around 6 a.m. near a fissure three kilometers northeast of Mount Sundhnukur. According to the Icelandic Meteorological Agency, this was about four kilometers northeast of Grindavik, a coastal town with a population of 3,800 people that was evacuated before the previous eruption on December 18th.

The Met Office stated that the lava flow was moving west and did not pose an immediate threat to Grindavik or the large power plant in the area. Civil defense officials noted that no one is believed to have been in the city at the time of the eruption. The nearby Blue Lagoon was closed at the beginning of the eruption, and its guests were evacuated due to steamy lava flowing along

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