Huge Icelandic volcano threatens to erupt in explosion that could 'dwarf' 2010 ash cloud

A huge volcano in Iceland could erupt at any time - and dwarf the ash cloud chaos that affected airports across the UK and Europe eight years ago.
The Katla volcano, located in southern Iceland, has started to release carbon monoxide.
Scientists say it is a sign that it will erupt because its magna chambers are filling up.
Magna is a mixture of molten and semi-molten rock that builds up the pressure beneath a volcano’s cap, causing it to erupt.
'Bigger than 2010' One scientist, based in Iceland, says that when it does erupt the effect is “likely to overshadow” what happened in 2010, when... read more

 
26 September 2018 in Regional West, Views: 39
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