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Archive: Thu May 2010

Another significant volcanic ash plume from Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland

The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull (which started to become active again in late March 2010) continued to remain active into early May, with another significant plume being observed on 06 May 2010. EUMETSAT Meteosat-9 SEVIRI volcanic ash retrieval products (above) showed a plume streaming southeastward from Iceland, with the maximum ash cloud height reaching 17.27 km. These volcanic ash... Read More