In Pictures Iceland volcano
The Icelandic volcano ash cloud drifting over Northern Europe grounded hundreds of flights, frustrating travelers.
05/25/2011 02:08 pm
The Iceland eruption of the Grímsvötn volcano Saturday was far larger than than last year's Eyjafjallajökull eruption, but scientists say it is unlikely to disrupt Europe as much.
05/23/2011 09:45 am
Iceland's volcanic ash cloud is no where near Europe today. The five-day forecast for Europe is for ash-free skies, unless Eyjafjallajökull puffs a bigger plume or the winds shift.
05/23/2010 06:06 pm
All European flights continued uninterrupted Thursday as favorable winds pushed the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland clear of the mainland.
05/20/2010 04:06 pm
European air space was unaffected Wednesday by the volcanic ash cloud, although Finland and Norway are bracing for weekend disruptions as the cloud blows into the Norwegian Sea.
05/19/2010 01:16 pm
The volcanic ash cloud from Iceland dissipated today and a British Airways labor strike was canceled, allowing Europe's airports to return to near-normal operations. But the British Met Office is taking fire for its volcanic ash cloud forecasts.
05/18/2010 12:28 pm
The volcanic ash cloud from Iceland is lingering over London today, May 17, affecting hundreds of flights in and out of Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
05/17/2010 11:18 am
As of May 13, the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland has shrunk substantially over the past two days, allowing dozens of airports in Europe to reopen and restoring flights to normal.
05/13/2010 05:01 pm
The volcanic ash cloud from Iceland is now drifting over Africa as well as Europe, closing airports and causing cancellations of transatlantic flights to the United States.
05/11/2010 02:28 pm
Citing the government bailout after the Sept. 11 shutdown of US airspace, European airlines are seeking government compensation over groundings caused by the ash cloud released from an Iceland volcano. So are some stranded passengers.
04/20/2010 02:57 pm