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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.

South American ash cloud causes major disruptions

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

Chile volcano ash cloud shifts direction

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

Chile volcano ash cloud shifts direction

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

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.

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.

`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.

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.