Grímsvötn Ash Cloud to Reach Canada by Thursday 26th May 2011

The ash plume created by the eruption of Iceland’s Grímsvötn volcano will reach Canada by Thursday 26th May 2011. The ash cloud has now reached much of Western Europe and will soon reach parts of North America. The aviation colour code is red and the current height of the ash cloud is 5km. Flights have … Read more Grímsvötn Ash Cloud to Reach Canada by Thursday 26th May 2011

Iceland: Grímsvötn Eruption “Will Not Impact Aviation for 24 Hours”

An eruption at the Grímsvötn volcano in Iceland began at 17:30 UTC on May 21st 2011. The subglacial eruption quickly broke the ice cover of the Vatnajökull glacier and created a cloud of steam and ash around 20km high. Because the prevailing winds will take the ash plume East and North, it is not expected … Read more Iceland: Grímsvötn Eruption “Will Not Impact Aviation for 24 Hours”