Drone Flies Over Lava Flow in Stunning Footage From Icelandic Volcano

An aerial photographer captured stunning footage on Sunday, March 21, showing lava flowing from a volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula after a rare eruption.

Reykjavík resident Bjorn Seinbekk recorded some amazing close-up views of the Fagradalsfjall volcano, sending his drone flying over a river of lava.

The Icelandic Meteorological Office said the eruption was small and had followed an uptick in seismic activity in the region

The Department for Civil Protection said it did not believe the activity posed any threat to structures or settlements in the area. Credit: Bjorn Seinbekk via Storyful