Iceland volcano: Ash clouds disrupt air traffic

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Iceland volcano: Ash clouds disrupt air traffic
Reykjavik, Apr 15: The clouds of ash sent up by the volcanic activity near a glacier in Iceland have disrupted the air traffic across European countries.

The ash clouds are drifting in the skies of the region after the volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier erupted on Wednesday, Apr 14.

This has led to the airports across Norther Europe call off flights and shut down operations on Thursday, Apr 15 as the clouds will affect the visibility and in turn pose a safety threat to the flights.

The activity near the Eyjafjallajokull glacier led to floods as the melted ice rushed to the sea forcing the evacuation of around 800 people on Apr 14.

Meteorologists and experts had predicted that the ash clouds would drift towards that Britain and surrounding countries delaying flights.

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