This makes me wonder what happens if the eruptions last not just days, but months or even years? Or, if this prompts the other one, the subglacial volcano (Katla) to begin erupting? This may not just affect travel. This may affect, well, everything and for a very long time to come.
"Volcanic ash may linger for days over Europe
Mini-eruptions raise concerns about longer-term damage to world, trade
LONDON - The Icelandic volcano that has kept much of Europe land-bound is far from finished spitting out its grit, and offered up new mini-eruptions Saturday that raise concerns about longer-term damage to world air travel and trade. "…
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