Volcanic ash

Airlines cut down on flights to Bali to guard against volcanic ash

Airlines cut down on flights to Bali to guard against volcanic ash

An erupting volcano closed the airport for most of this week, stranding thousands of visitors from Australia, China and other countries.

Dec 01, 2017, 18:15 PM IST
Watch – How NASA satellites help track dangerous volcanic clouds!

Watch – How NASA satellites help track dangerous volcanic clouds!

Data from NASA earth-observing satellites is improving the ability to detect and forecast the hazard to aviation from volcanic clouds.

May 12, 2016, 10:13 AM IST
Watch: NASA carries out volcanic ash engine test

Watch: NASA carries out volcanic ash engine test

NASA researchers are spending at least the next six months poring over data from a test that involved sending volcanic ash through an airplane engine.  

Nov 20, 2015, 20:06 PM IST
Chhota Rajan's deportation deferred by a day due to airport closure in Indonesia

Chhota Rajan's deportation deferred by a day due to airport closure in Indonesia

Underworld don Chhota Rajan's deportation from Bali has been delayed by another day due to the spewing of volcanic ash from a nearby mountain.

Nov 04, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Chile begins volcano clean-up under eruption threat

Residents whose homes were buried under mounds of stinking volcanic ash in southern Chile began the painstaking clean-up Sunday, under the threat of more eruptions from the volatile Calbuco volcano.

Apr 27, 2015, 04:22 AM IST

Volcanic ash forces Mexican airport closure

Volcanic ash rained down on the runway of the Puebla airport in central Mexico, forcing the facility to close on Wednesday and disrupting some US and domestic flights.

Feb 26, 2015, 00:25 AM IST

Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city

Flights into and out of the northern Australian city of Darwin were cancelled Saturday and some to Bali affected due to huge ash clouds thrown up by an Indonesian volcano.

May 31, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Five interesting facts about Volcanoes

It is believed that more than 80% of the earth’s surface is volcanic in origin.

Nov 18, 2013, 21:35 PM IST

Global warming slowdown unlikely to last for long

Scientists have revealed that a `hiatus` in global warming- partly caused by natural climate variations this century - is not likely to last.

Sep 21, 2013, 13:17 PM IST

New Zealand flights cancelled due to volcanic ash

Australian carriers Qantas and Jetstar have cancelled a range of South Island flights.

Jun 29, 2011, 10:27 AM IST

Volcanic ash cloud disrupts South America flights

A vast cloud of ash spewing from a Chilean volcano disrupted air travel across much of South America, as heavy rains around the eruption site prompted fears of mudslides.

Jun 09, 2011, 00:49 AM IST

‘Iceland volcanic ash will cancel 500 flights’

The spread of dense ash from the erupting Iceland volcano could force the cancellation of up to 500 commercial flights in Northern Ireland, Scotland and parts of Scandinavia, the European air traffic agency said Tuesday.

May 24, 2011, 15:46 PM IST

Greenland airspace partly closes over volcanic ash

Grimsvoetn volcano began erupting late Saturday.

May 23, 2011, 14:03 PM IST

Volcanic ash grounds 1,000 European flights

Volcanic ash from Iceland grounded 1,000 flights in parts of northern Europe.

May 17, 2010, 21:16 PM IST

Major UK airports reopen; Amsterdam stays shut

Volcanic ash from Iceland caused widespread disruption at airports in parts of Europe today, delaying or grounding hundreds of flights.

May 17, 2010, 16:33 PM IST

Volcanic ash cloud closes British airports

A drifting, dense cloud of volcanic ash is encroaching on British airspace.

May 16, 2010, 16:15 PM IST

UK airspace may close due to volcanic ash

Parts of British airspace may have to close from Sunday due to volcanic ash from Iceland.

May 15, 2010, 20:52 PM 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

EU proposes new rules on avoiding volcanic ash

New procedures would drastically shrink the no-fly zone around volcanic ash particles.

May 13, 2010, 11:10 AM IST

Volcanic ash: Irish airports to reopen today

Irish airports had to shut due to threat to plane engines from an ash cloud hovering over Atlantic.

May 10, 2010, 10:45 AM IST

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