The eruption of the Icelandic volcano Grimsvotn

In Iceland, the eruption of an active volcano - Grimsvotn. The height of the column of steam and ash has reached the 20-kilometer mark.
However, according to experts, the volcanic eruption will not cause significant problems for air traffic. Much worse is that underneath
Glacier is located.






Grimsvotn volcano, which lies beneath the ice of the glacier Vatnayokyull uninhabited, in the south-east Iceland began erupting on Saturday,
May 21 for the first time since 2004. It was the largest eruption of the volcano in the past 100 years. (AFP / GETTY IMAGES)




May 21 for the first time since 2004. It was the largest eruption of the volcano in the past 100 years. (AFP / GETTY IMAGES)

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The column of ash Grimsvotn volcano, about 200 kilometers east of Reykjavik, Iceland, painted the sky in black and showered on
nearby buildings, cars and fields. (AP)




nearby buildings, cars and fields. (AP)

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Rescuers help farmers make the animals in the shelter. Authorities strongly recommended residents to wear masks and do not unnecessarily
going out. (AFP / GETTY IMAGES)



going out. (AFP / GETTY IMAGES)

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UK Meteorological Office reported that volcanic ash has spread mainly in the north-east, but some ash
It has spread to the south and east, toward the sky over northern Europe. Where did he go after that depends on the density of the eruption and weather
conditions. (AFP / GETTY IMAGES)

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