Monday, April 19, 2010

Iceland Volcano ~ Eyjafjallajökull

As the volcano in Iceland continues to belch out ash, many people are stuck overseas around Europe after travelling over the Easter period. Many flights have been cancelled, but it looks like they might resume soon. Some trial flights have shown conditions to be clear, according to the Herald newspaper.ökull

Hmm, I've not really posted much in the way of news before, but I might do more if I find other interesting stuff. This has been all over the news and its something that's always interested me, volcanology.

It shows that just one natural phenomenon can bring industry and commerce to its knees across much of the world. "The airline industry was claimed to be losing an estimated $200 million a day, according to the International Air Transport Association." Nature is an impressive and wondrous thing.

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