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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Eruption

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Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations
The ash cloud from Iceland’s (still unpronounceable) Eyjafjallajökull volcano could have caused engines to fail and seriously scratched up windows.
Slideshow: Mount Shinmoedake erupts in Japan
Danger zone around volcano has been extended after last night’s eruption and about 1,000 locals have been urged to evacuate in case of further volcanic activity.
'It was like from a war': Indonesia's death toll rises
Indonesia faces a humanitarian disaster as Mount Merapi erupts again, killing another 78 people.