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Volcano Erupts In Eritrea

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Witnesses say a volcano has erupted in Eritrea, sending a large cloud of ash into the air. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center, which monitors volcanos for the aviation industry, says the Dubbi volcano began erupting late Sunday. The volcano, located in Eritrea’s Red Sea region, last erupted in 1861. The eruption follows a series of […]

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Chile Volcano Disrupts New Zealand Air Traffic

Posted June 12th, 2011 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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A cloud of ash from an erupting volcano in Chile is disrupting air traffic over New Zealand. Australia’s national carrier, Qantas Airways, says it has canceled 22 flights to and from New Zealand and eight flights within New Zealand’s South Island. Australian budget carrier, Jetstar, says it has canceled domestic flights to South Island airports. […]

Chile Volcano Ash Cloud Interrupts South American Air Travel

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A massive cloud of volcanic ash billowed through the atmosphere above South America Tuesday, disrupting air travel for much of the day. Flights to and from cities in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil were interrupted, although some airlines began resuming flights later in the day. The ash is spewing from the Puyehue volcano in southern […]

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Volcano Erupts in Southern Chile

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 9:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The Puyehue volcano in southern Chile has erupted for the first time in a half century, sending a column of gas about 10 kilometers into the air. Authorities say they plan to evacuate 3,500 people from areas around the mountain, which is nearly 1,000 kilometers south of the Chilean capital, Santiago. The eruption also prompted […]

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Volcano Erupts in Southern Chile

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The Puyehue volcano has erupted in southern Chile, sending a column of smoke billowing several kilometers into the air. Authorities say they have evacuated about 600 people from areas surrounding the mountain, which is nearly 1,000 kilometers south of the Chilean capital, Santiago. Emergency officials also recorded many small earthquakes in the region Saturday. There […]

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