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Ash cloud News

Worries for air travel as Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano stirs

Reykjav - Recent violent seismic activity in the vicinity of Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has raised concerns that a violent eruption is in prospect with implications for air travellers to and from Europe.

Popocatépetl volcano seeing heightened activity, ash spews

Puebla - The Popocatépetl volcano is spewing ash after a series of ongoing eruptions. Reportedly, several cities are covered in ash in the Mexico state of Puebla.

Alaska's Cleveland Volcano shoots up ash cloud 35,000 feet

One of Alaska's remote volcanoes, Cleveland Volcano, awoke from slumber earlier this week, shooting an ash cloud into the air.

Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano continues to spew ash and hot rocks

Yesterday Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano showed increased signs of wrath as it spewed ash plumes, water vapor and hot rocks.

UK airports could close on Sunday due to threat from ash cloud

Air passengers could be set to face yet more delays from Sunday as the Icelandic ash cloud continues to cause problems. The Department of Transport say some flights could be grounded for up to three days with the South East being worst affected.

Volcanic ash cloud nears Africa, affects flights to Morocco

Morocco closed several airports today, Tuesday, 11th May, as volcanic ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull glacier volcano approached air space over northwest Africa.

Planning for the next eruption: Iceland's big volcano Katla

Reykjav - History shows that when Eyjafjallajokull erupts - like now and previously in 1821- what follows in an eruption of its bigger sister, known as Katla. In all likelihood, this will happen this year or in the beginning of 2011.

Volcanic ash cloud now affecting flights in Canada

Ash from the volcanic eruption in Iceland is now starting to affect flights on Canada's east coast. Airlines cancelled flights out of Newfoundland this morning as a precautionary measure.
 

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