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.

Five interesting facts about Volcanoes

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

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.

New Zealand flights cancelled due to volcanic ash

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

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.

‘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.

Greenland airspace partly closes over volcanic ash

Grimsvoetn volcano began erupting late Saturday.

Volcanic ash grounds 1,000 European flights

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

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.

Volcanic ash cloud closes British airports

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

UK airspace may close due to volcanic ash

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

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.

EU proposes new rules on avoiding volcanic ash

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

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.

20 Spain airports closed due to volcanic ash

Twenty Spanish airports in the northern part of the Iberian peninsula were closed Saturday due to the cloud of ash.

Ash delays, reroutes trans-Atlantic flights

Most flights between Europe and N America will be delayed on Saturday due to volcanic ash.

Europe`s airspace open as volcanic cloud shrinks

Europe`s airspace was open normally again on Tuesday, after flights were grounded in Ireland earlier in the day due to return of ash from an Icelandic volcano.

Ash cloud restricted to northern Atlantic

The airspace over Europe is almost completely free of any remnants of the volcanic ash cloud that caused massive flight disruptions over the past week, the European air traffic agency said on Friday.

Flights take off but ash limits Norway, Sweden

Aviation authorities say they have closed the airspace over parts of Norway and Sweden as shifting winds send a new cloud of volcanic ash over Scandinavia.

UK flight aborted after pilot smells volcanic ash in cockpit

A Thomas Cook flight from Manchester, UK, to Corfu, Greece, was dramatically aborted on Wednesday, after the pilot smelt volcanic ash and reported an engine fault.