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#Volcanic eruption

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia's most active volcano spews massive ash cloud 6,000m into the air Mount Merapi

Indonesia's most active volcano spews massive ash cloud 6,000m into the air

Ash mixed with sand rained down on towns as far as 10km away.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand police call off search for two people missing after volcanic eruption White Island

New Zealand police call off search for two people missing after volcanic eruption

Authorities have recovered the bodies of 16 of the 18 people killed in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie Divers search in polluted waters for bodies of two volcano victims New Zealand

Divers search in polluted waters for bodies of two volcano victims

Six bodies were taken off the volcano in a recovery mission yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier fatal earthquake Eruption This post contains videos

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier fatal earthquake

A government volcanologist said it’s possible the eruption was accelerated by the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash Japan This post contains images

Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash

The eruption yesterday spewed a plume 5,000 meters into the air.

From TheJournal.ie Mount Etna flash eruption lights up Sicilian sky Italy This post contains videos

Mount Etna flash eruption lights up Sicilian sky

Raw footage from Italy’s most active volcano this week.

From TheJournal.ie Volcano erupts in Indonesia Indonesia

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Mount Lokon is one of the country’s most active volcanoes – eruption could be heard more than 5km away.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

From TheJournal.ie Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland Volcano

Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland

Ryanair has expressed its displeasure with the disruption, believing it to be unnecessary. The IAA has said that all Irish airports remain open and added that it will update the situation later today.

From TheJournal.ie EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction Ash Cloud This post contains videos

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction

Met Éireann says it is monitoring the situation, but the IAA is not expecting any disruptions to flights in Irish air space over the next 24 hours. The EU has confirmed that the ash looks likely to enter British and Irish airspace shortly.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe' Volcanic Eruption

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'

Keflavik airport is fully closed with no flights taking off or landing as the ash plume covers Iceland but officials insist its not Europe-bound.

From TheJournal.ie Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption Volcanic Eruption

Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption

History shows that previous eruptions in Grimsvotn have not had much influence on flight traffic — unlike the massive disruption caused last year by Eyjafjallajokull.