Apr 152010
 

Ok, nature seems to make fun of me. This time an erupted volcano endangers my holiday in Dresden.

Iceland evacuates hundreds as volcano erupts again

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, April 14, 2010 – A volcano under a glacier in Iceland erupted Wednesday for the second time in less than a month, melting ice, spewing smoke and steam, closing a major road and forcing hundreds of people to flee rising floodwaters.

Authorities evacuated 800 residents from around the Eyjafjallajokull glacier as water gushed down the mountainside and rivers rose by up to …Read the entire article by GUDJON HELGASON and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press Writers

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Apr 152010
 

How to explain a 5 year old that we will arrive 2 days later because a Volcano in Iceland exploded?

My flight tomorrow morning got canceled, now I hope to fly out on Saturday evening. The trend looks scary where the dust cloud goes, I hope I can fly out at all, otherwise I might have to move my Dresden trip.

Looking at the meteorologic maps I am not too convinced this is actually going to be happen.

(latest map)

(map from yesterday)

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