Tag: Volcano eruption

Volcano Near Iceland’s Main Airport Started Erupting

Reading Time: < 1 minute A volcano in southwest Iceland has started erupting in an uninhabited valley near Keflavik Airport, the country’s international air traffic hub. The airport is still open without flight disruption, but it is unclear what will happen next. Eruptions in Iceland are pretty often. Iceland is located above a volcanic hotspot. It receives an eruption every […]

Bali Volcano – Flight Cancelations Disastrous for Airlines

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hundreds of flights have been canceled and Bali international airport was shut down due to Volcano eruption in Bali. So far over 400 flights were cancelled stranding 59 000 travelers since the Bali’s Ngurah Rai airport – also known as Denpasar International airport – closure on Monday because of falling volcanic ash. After reviewing the […]

Alaskan Volcano Erupts Again, Leading to Aviation Warning

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Alaskan volcano that has erupted several times since last year spewed an ash cloud up to 30,000 feet, leading to an aviation warning. The Bogoslof volcano erupted Saturday, sending ash over the Aleutians Islands, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) said. It “remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition, and […]

3 Volcanoes Erupt, Disrupting Some Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eruptions at three volcanoes in Indonesia have darkened skies in parts of the archipelago and disrupted some flights. Mount Rinjani in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, the Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra and Mount Gamalama in Ternate, North Maluku have all erupted in the past couple of days. No one has been injured, but flights at […]

Volcano Eruption in Mexico Forces Closure of Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute The volcano Popocatépetl came to life at 2:32 this morning, sending out a column of ash that fell on much of the city of Puebla and closed the airport.  The National Disaster Prevention Center, Cenapred, said the volcano spewed ash to an altitude of about three kilometers above the crater. The explosion was accompanied by […]