Icelandic Volcano Erupts!

Eyjafjallajokull, a stratovolcano in Iceland is still erupting, spewing volcanic ash that is spreading across Europe and has grounded most airline flights in Europe.

Volcanic ash is a major hazard to plane engines.

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