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Volcano Ash

LOOK: Volcano Eruption Covers Towns In Ash

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.08.2013 | World

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano has spewed ash over several towns in the central state of Puebla, just 55 kilometers (35 miles) southeast of Mexico City...

Huge Columns Of Ash Stream From Chilean Volcano

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile's Hudson Volcano released three huge columns of steam and ash that combined in a cloud more than 3 miles (5 kilometers) high ...

Indonesia Volcano Spews Ash In Biggest Eruption

AP | Posted 09.16.2011 | World

GRACEY WAKARI, Associated Press TOMOHON, Indonesia — A volatile volcano in central Indonesia unleashed its most powerful eruption yet Sunday, spe...

Haunting Images Of Volcanic Ash-Covered Livestock And Homes From Indonesia

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A series of explosions from Mount Merapi have choked the air with volcanic ash in Indonesia, as the death toll continues to rise and disaster aid bare...

Volcano Is Quiet but Dispute Over Closing of European Airspace Remains Unsettled

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christine Negroni

The week-long closing of European airspace due to ash from Iceland's erupting volcano was very likely unnecessary beyond the first two days.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Volcanoes: Nature's Toxic Smokestacks

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

If powerful jet engines of a 747 jumbo jet can be choked to death in an instant by inhaling volcanic ash, what about delicate lungs of human beings?

Iceland Volcano Costs Airlines At Least $1.7 Billion Due To Travel Disruptions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN (Associated Press) -- Airlines have lost at least $1.7 billion due to travel disruptions caused by the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland, an indu...

Volcanic Ash Could Cost NYC $250 Million

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - Tourism officials fear travel disruptions caused by the Iceland volcano could cost New York City about $250 million. Ma...

UK Sends Warships To Rescue Stranded Brits

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) LONDON - Britain sent Royal Navy warships on Monday to rescue those stranded across the Channel by the volcanic ash cloud and the aviation indus...

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Ash Still Making Mess Of Travel In Europe

AP | JILL LAWLESS and SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Europe began to emerge from a volcanic cloud Monday, allowing limited air traffic to resume and giving hope to millions of travelers st...

Iceland Volcanic Ash Cloud Over Europe (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Airports remained closed for a second day as volcanic ash from Iceland spread across Europe. As the AP reported: "Eurocontrol, the European air traf...

Iceland's Volcanic Ash (PHOTOS): Volcano HALTS Flights Across Europe

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) LONDON - An ash cloud from Iceland's spewing volcano halted air traffic across a wide swath of Europe on Thursday, grounding planes on a scale u...

Iceland Volcano Ash Shuts Down Europe Air Travel

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Thick drifts of volcanic ash blanketed parts of rural Iceland on Friday as a vast, invisible plume of grit drifted over Europe, emptyin...