Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Volcano in Chile Grounds Air Flights in Argentina

Volcanic lightning bolts form in the ash plume during the eruption of the volcano in southern Chile

Ash from a Chilean volcano is now stretching across Argentina to Buenos Aires, grounding most air travel to and from the country. State-owned airlines Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral announced that they have cancelled all flights until further notice. International air carriers Delta, American, United, Gol, and TAM air lines have cancelled flights to and from the airports in Buenos Aires as a precaution, and other carriers are expected to follow.

(Story here)

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