Thursday, June 23, 2011

volcano eruption in chile

Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:03pm EDT
* Ash has affected flights as far away as Australia

* Latest in a series of eruptions in Chile

SANTIAGO, June 17 (Reuters) - The force of a volcanic eruption in Chile that has spewed an ash cloud that caused air traffic chaos around the globe has eased slightly, emergency officials said on Friday.
     Ash from a volcano in Chile's Puyehue-Cordon Caulle chain that erupted on June 4 after decades lying dormant has forced the sporadic cancellation of hundreds of flights in recent weeks, from Argentina to Australia.  More....
     A huge ash plume has meandered across the width of Argentina, forcing airlines and travelers into a continuing state of on-again, off-again flights. By Wednesday evening, the ash had reached Buenos Aires again, hovering at high altitude where it could potentially harm jet engines. More....

Something Strange With Volcano Eruption in Chile....

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