"Ash has already begun to fall in Fljotshlid and people in the surrounding area have reported seeing bright lights emanating from the glacier," RUV public radio said on its website.
“It's the first time within living memory that a natural disaster has caused such an air traffic halt in the U. K. Even after 9/11, Britain did not close its air space.” - Spokeswoman, U.K. National Air Traffic Service
“The extent is greater than we've ever seen before in the EU. The volcanic ash is progressing very slowly eastwards, but there is not a lot of wind, so it is very slow and very dense.” - Brian Flynn, Deputy Head of Operations, Eurocontrol BBC Article
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