Stunning video captures erupting Icelandic volcano
Iceland’s meteorological office raises its aviation alert level to maximum after an eruption in the Bardarbunga volcano system.
The end of volcanic ash cloud travel chaos?
Remember the Icelandic ash cloud, which grounded thousands of flights last year? Scientists say they have found a way round it – Channel 4 News checks it out at 12,000 feet.
FactCheck: ‘Icelandic roulette’ as airlines test volcanic ash restrictions
The claim “The absence of any volcanic ash in the atmosphere supports Ryanair’s stated view that there is no safety threat to aircraft in this mythical ‘red zone’.”
Ash cloud lifts but expected to return
Flights across the UK have resumed after the volcanic ash cloud moves out of British airspace – but forecasters predict it could return on Friday.
Live blog: ash cloud spreads across Britain
Flights face cancelations as the latest Icelandic ash cloud threatens to spread across the UK. Follow the live blog for updates, video and comment as the disruption unfolds.
Iceland’s ash cloud: how bad is it?
The area around Grimsvotn is shrouded in a gloomy pall of volcanic ash, Science Correspondent Tom Clarke reports from Iceland. But how does it compare to last year’s ash cloud?
Europe on alert for Iceland volcanic ash cloud
Europe is watching for any impact on its air routes after a huge volcanic eruption in Iceland. But an expert tells Channel 4 News there is unlikely to be a repeat of last year’s air travel chaos.
UK warning over Iceland volcano flight disruption
The UK should expect some flight disruption because of the volcanic eruption in Iceland, warns the Civil Aviation Authority, as one expert also tells Channel 4 News of the risk of “glacier burst”.
Iceland volcano ash could reach UK by Tuesday
Iceland’s most active volcano has released a plume of ash which could reach the UK by Tuesday, but scientists doubt there will be a repeat of the travel chaos caused by last year’s cloud.