Ash clouds closes airspace in France, Italy, Portugal

Airspace above France, Italy and
Portugal was closed today and dozens of flights cancelled
because of an ash cloud drifting over from a volcano in
Iceland that caused air travel chaos last month.

Volcano spews more ash, spawns wider flight chaos

A lingering volcanic ash plume forced extended no-fly restrictions over much of Europe on Saturday, as scientists warned that activity at a volcano in Iceland had increased and showed no sign of abating — a portent of more travel chaos to come.