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Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano as seen from space Saturday.

Flights in South America were resuming late Tuesday, after being disrupted by clouds of ash from an erupting volcano in Chile, BBC News reported. Read more»

In this image from NASA, the ash plume from Grímsvotn Volcano over the North Sea can be seen.

Thousands of U.K. passengers are facing travel delays Tuesday as a cloud of ash from Iceland’s erupting Grimsvotn volcano headed toward Scotland, causing flight cancellations and a change in travel plans for President Barack Obama. Read more»

Ash spews from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland on April 17, 2010. Another volcano, Grimsvoetn, erupted Sunday, shutting down the country's airspace and threatening air travel in Europe and the United Kingdom.

A volcano in Iceland has erupted, shutting down the country's airspace Sunday a year after the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano caused aviation chaos across Europe. Read more»

A plume of volcanic ash tries to blot out the sun in Iceland.

It’s 2:30 in the morning, my Berlin-bound train rattling through the darkness. I take it we’ve just crossed the Austrian-Czech border because a no-nonsense conductor in a red-trimmed blue uniform just yanked open the door of our compartment, flipped on a blinding overhead light and demanded our tickets in Slavic-accented German. Read more»

Frankfurt's airport is deserted Friday, after volcanic ash shut down most air travel in Europe.

About 8,000 flights in Europe were canceled on Thursday and about 16,000 were expected to be grounded Friday — well over half the number normally criss-crossing the continent. Read more»