Tag Archives: Grímsvötn

Volcanic Ash Guidance ceases from Met Office as Iceland Volcano remains ‘paused’

Latest information received from the Icelandic Meteorological Office indicate that the volcanic activity in Iceland has paused. As a result of this lower activity, UK airspace is not expected to be affected by any further ash cloud and the Met Office … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: 26th May 2011

Our scientists and forecasters have been at the centre of providing advice to the aviation, industry and government over the last week in support of the eruption of the Grimsvotn eruption in Iceland this week. Following ash across the UK … Continue reading

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Grímsvötn ash cloud – better news for the Bank Holiday

Latest information received from the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) indicates that the Grímsvötn volcano is no longer emitting ash, and only minor steam plumes from the crater up to around 300 metres. According to the British Geological Survey (BGS), the … Continue reading

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Grimsvötn Volcano Latest

Latest information received from the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) indicates that the Grimsvötn volcano is no longer emitting ash, only minor steam plumes from the crater up to 300 meters. According to the British Geological Survey (BGS), the volcano is … Continue reading

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Ash observations confirm Met Office ash forecasts

The Grímsvötn volcano continues to eject ash according to latest information  from colleagues in the Iceland Met Office and British Geological Survey. As the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre for the northwest Europe region, the Met Office uses this information to provide guidance on … Continue reading

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‘Significant eruption’ of Grimsvotn likely to bring ash to UK

The British Geological Survey (BGS) have described the eruption of Grimsvötn that began over the weekend as ‘a significant eruption’ and the IMO have reported ash continuing to be ejected to a height of 10km. As the Volcanic Ash Advisory … Continue reading

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Grimsvötn

The Iceland Met Office has informed the Met Office of a Glacial Outburst in or around the Grimsvötn volcano on Iceland. It is important to note that a Glacial Outburst is NOT an eruption, but is only potentially a pre-cursor … Continue reading

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