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The recent eruptions of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland were a stark reminder of nature’s ability to bring human activity to an abrupt standstill. The cloud of smoke that drifted over Western Europe made aviation travel untenable, returning European skies to a quietude not felt for decades. Yet, while the effects of the eruption were […] Continue reading 10 Biggest Volcanic Eruptions in History

The financial damage caused by the Icelandic volcano to the global aviation industry could be greater than the September 11 terrorist attack in the US in 2001, say experts.
The eruption of ash cloud from the Eyjafjallajokull Glacier in Iceland, which began April 14, has halted air traffic throughout central and northern Europe, leaving thousands of […] Continue reading Volcanic ash cloud damaging airlines more than 9/11: Experts

Katrina Kaif was to travel to London to be with her family but her plans were foiled and she was stranded at Mumbai’s international airport as volcanic ash erupting from Ireland enveloped major parts of Europe and paralysed air traffic.
“It was a very important family function. And I had to attend. I never realised it’d […] Continue reading Volcanic ash foils Katrina’s travel to London