Iceland has raised its aviation warning level after a fresh eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano.

However, Iceland’s Met Office described the eruption as “a very calm lava eruption” which could “hardly be seen on seismometers”.

The warning means planes will be banned from flying within 6,000 feet of the volcano peak.

Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted in 2010, producing ash that disrupted air travel across Europe.

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