Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Eritrea eruption disrupts air traffic, Clinton visit

A long-dormant volcano has erupted in Eritrea sending clouds of ash over parts of east Africa, disrupting air traffic and forcing US chief diplomat Hillary Clinton to cut short a trip to Africa.The eruption of the Dubbi volcano sent a plume of ash up to 15 kilometres into the air, the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre said, disrupting air traffic in Eritrea and neighbouring Ethiopia, and threatening further disruptions in the region. Read more….


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