Eyjafjallajøkull volcano (Iceland), eruption update: decreasing ash, magmatic activity in crater
Monday Apr 19, 2010 20:36 PM |
As the ash cloud from Eyjafjallajøkull continues to decrease, mostly because most of the ice around the crater is now molten, the seismic activity remains high and lava emission (magmatic activity) in the form of strombolian eruptions and fountains can now be observed at the crater. This signals another stage in the eruption, where it is likely that a new cone will be built inside the crater of the volcano.
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Monday, Apr 19, 2010
The ash emission at Eyjafjallajøkull volcano seems to be decreasing. However, the ash cloud over large parts of Europe still forces thousands of flights to be canceled causing large-scale disruption of travel.
Sunday, Apr 18, 2010
The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull volcano increased over the past days, sending a huge ash cloud drifting at elevantions between 2-10 km over large parts of Europe, forcing nearly all airports in central, northern and parts of southern Europe to be closed for several days, to an extent that has not been known in the history of commercial air traffic. ...
Friday, Apr 16, 2010
The ash clouds of the erupting Eyjafjallajökull volcano already cover big areas of western Europe causing 60% of airports being closed. There are the main airports of England and Germany affected.
Thursday, Apr 15, 2010
The glacial eruption at Eyjafjallajökull volcano is intensifying. Large amounts of ash are blown into the atmosphere and drift over parts of northern Europe where many flight routes for jet planes have been closed.
Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010
On Wednesday 14 April, Eyjafjallajokull volcano has started to erupt again, this time from a location near the summit under the glacier. Commercial aircraft reported seeing steam plumes rising from the glacier. A likely consequence could be massive melting of ice and resulting flash floods from underneath the glacier (so called jökullaups)