Britain is bracing for what scientists warn could be weeks of disruption after predictions the volcanic dust cloud blanketing Europe will cause chaos for the foreseeable future.
As reports emerged of ash landing in southeast England, meteorologists said volcanic activity in Iceland’s Mt Eyjafjallajokull increased yesterday, forcing officials to extend flight restrictions yet again in an unprecedented air lockdown over much of Europe.
With no sign of the eruption easing, volcanologists said the ash, which is drifting in a cloud extending up from 8000-30,000 feet (2438-3657m) and stretching across much of northern and central Europe, could disrupt flights for up to six months.
on 19/04/2010 10:34am
Here’s a wee poem I wrote, or peom as I call them as they only have 8 lines.
The volcano erupted
sent up a lot of smoke
spurting up into the atmosphere
giving Europe a grey ash soak
from Eyjafjallajokull glacier
to the roof of the skies
Iceland’s underneath particles
are now exposed to the world’s eyes
on 19/04/2010 1:06pm
I like it! You are a peot and you kneow it!