REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) - Iceland is dealing with another erupting volcano.
It's forced authorities to close the country's main international airport and cancel domestic flights as the mountains sends a plume of ash, smoke and steam 12 miles into the air.
Scientists say this one in "much bigger"... more »
VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) - Scientists in Hawaii say a new vent has opened at one of the world's most active volcanoes, sending lava shooting up to 65 feet high.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says the fissure eruption was spotted shortly after the floor at the Pu'u O'o (PUU'-oo Oh-oh)crater... more »
MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia (AP) - Experts say the worst may not be over as rescuers scour the slopes of Indonesia's most volatile volcano for victims today.
The mountain was rocked by an eruption that spewed clouds of searing ash, killing at least 28 villagers including an old man known... more »
A second, much larger volcano in Iceland is showing signs that it may be about to erupt, scientists have warned.
Since the start of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, which caused cancellations of thousands of flights in Europe because of a giant ash cloud, there has been much speculation about neighboring... more »
The European Union says it will move quickly to alleviate the economic impact on civil aviation by last week's volcanic ash cloud, which may have caused economic damage of up to euro 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion). EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas says the EU is working on a package of... more »
Limited flights are resuming at Paris airports and Switzerland has reopened its airspace after five days blocked by ash from Iceland's volcano. The first commercial flight out of Charles de Gaulle since Thursday is heading to New York's JFK Airport. Others are scheduled for San Francisco, Algiers and other faraway... more »
Forecasters say a high pressure system over Europe means light winds for the next few day and that's likely to keep ash spewing from an Icelandic volcano hanging over the continent. Never in peacetime has Europe seen such a travel disruption. The ash has shut down air travel from Britain... more »
Earthquake activity below Mount Redoubt is subsiding.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory says the rate of shallow, small earthquakes at the volcano about 100 miles southwest of Anchorage has decreased markedly since Monday, when scientists warned the volcano could be waking from its slumber.
The Anchorage Daily News reports... more »
Blasts of lava and ash shot out of a volcano in southern Iceland on Monday and small tremors rocked the ground, a surge in activity that raised fears of a larger explosion at the nearby Katla volcano.
Scientists say history has proven that when the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupts, Katla... more »