Icelandic Volcano: Disrupts European Flights

April 18 — Planes at European airports remain grounded; airlines conduct test flights.

April 15 — Plumes of volcanic ash heading towards the UK after an eruption in Iceland have grounded all non-emergency flights in Britain. Read about the days developments as they happened. A second eruption has closed off air travel at Norway, Great Britain and Paris airports.

The Guardian features up-to-date posts and videos of the volcanic activity affecting Scandinavia, The UK and Northern Europe.

Image: “…the sound when the hot lava met the snow was like a huge steam engine reving up.”
Orvaratli, photographer
Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland

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