ash cloud

Mexico volcano spits two mile-high ash cloud

The Popocatepetl volcano just east of Mexico City has spit out a cloud of ash and vapour 2 miles (3 kilometres) high over several days of eruptions.

Jul 07, 2013, 10:09 AM IST

South American ash cloud causes major disruptions

Volcanic ash "is very abrasive for plane engines, and could result in very serious complications”.

Jun 10, 2011, 08:57 AM IST

Chile volcano ash cloud shifts direction

A thick plume of ash from the erupting Puyehue volcano in the Andes shifted direction into Chile.

Jun 06, 2011, 13:17 PM IST

Chile volcano ash cloud shifts direction

North-westerly winds pushed the giant column of ash from the Chilean volcano.

Jun 06, 2011, 08:51 AM IST

Iceland airport to close due to ash cloud

Iceland`s main airport will close from 1230 IST today until end of the day due to volcanic ash cloud.

May 14, 2010, 09:49 AM IST

Morocco shuts airports as ash cloud nears Africa

Morocco closed several airports on Tuesday as the cloud of ash from a volcano in Iceland approached northwest Africa, the transport ministry said.

May 11, 2010, 16:34 PM IST

`Massive` ash cloud closing western Irish airports

Iceland`s volcano has produced a 1,000-mile-wide ash cloud off the west coast of Ireland.

May 07, 2010, 15:09 PM IST

New ash cloud grounds flights in Britain, Ireland

Britain and Ireland grounded flights again on Wednesday after a fresh cloud of ash swept in from the Icelandic volcano which sparked unprecedented air travel chaos in Europe last month.

May 05, 2010, 21:12 PM IST