Volcano in Iceland remains very dangerous

Volcano in Iceland emits less ash than in the past

In brief: Volcanic eruption in Iceland does not stop soon, but the activity of the volcano gradually decrease - experts say.

Volcano in Iceland still remains one of the greatest problems in Europe. According to recent University of Iceland, the eruption of the main Icelandic volcano slowed: lava flow has completely stopped, and the volcano emits only a small amount of ash.

Emissions of ash from the volcano’s crater is now reaching a height of 10 to 12 thousand feet, they move to the northwest and then north-east, said a joint statement of the Earth Institute at the University of Iceland and Icelandic Meteorology Office. These findings are based on materials inspection flight data global positioning systems and other sources, said in a statement. Eruption of the volcano in Iceland, according to the International Air Transport Association, led to the cancellation of 100 000 flights and cost the airlines $ 1.7 billion.

Anrey Torbinski
2010-05-22 21:39, Society.

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