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The Icelandic Met Office (IMO), who monitor volcanoes in the country, have reduced their ‘aviation colour code’ for the Barðarbunga volcano back to Orange. They elevated the code to Red on Saturday 23 August after an increase in seismic activity which suggested the … Continue reading
Guest blog: Met Office launches volcanic ash forecasting game for National Science and Engineering Week
Today’s guest post is from our education channel for children, here’s Billy Blizzard to tell us about EVACuate… National Science & Engineering Week (NSEW) 2013 starts today and is now a mainstay in the UK events calendar. Initiatives like this have … Continue reading
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