In anticipation of Bárðarbunga’s possible eruption, social media users have been busy sharing their thoughts on the volcano.
Many of these tweets are helpful, pointing travellers to vital resources but an alarming number use Bárðarbunga as a segue into some kind of Cowabunga joke.
Presented here is a selection of tweets collected by the Grapevine.
Dear people, please stay updated through safetravel.is regarding #bardarbunga volcano.
— I heart Reykjavík (@IheartReykjavik) August 19, 2014
— Almannavarnir (@almannavarnir) August 19, 2014
— Alda Sigmundsdóttir (@aldakalda) August 19, 2014
Cowabunga Bardarbunga – calm down — Sarb Johal (@sarb) August 20, 2014
Cowabunga Bardarbunga! Some 3,000 earthquakes have taken place since Saturday in Bardarbunga—a stratovolcano in Iceland. — Bob MacNeal (@BobMacNeal) August 19, 2014
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