Rescuers are trying to find a person who fell right into a crack within the floor that opened up after a volcano erupted in Iceland final month.
The person was working to fill crevasses shaped by earthquakes and volcanic exercise within the city of Grindavik, which had been evacuated in November, based on native media.
A whole bunch of individuals have been searching for him since Wednesday however needed to cease shortly earlier than midnight on Thursday as a consequence of a rockfall.
“At midnight, we needed to cease the search as a result of we couldn’t assure the protection of those that have been working down within the crevasse,” Ulfar Ludviksson, the police chief in South Iceland, instructed native media.
“There was a rockfall on the prime.”
Stories stated work was being achieved to widen the opening of the slim crevasse, which may solely accommodate two individuals at a time.
Intense earthquake exercise in Iceland culminated in a spectacular eruption in December, as molten rock spewed from fissures within the floor within the Reykjanes peninsula after a crack round two miles lengthy emerged and grew quickly.