(Photo by Icelandic Met Office)
Dr. Claus Rink,
Geoscientist and Special correspondent of Pattaya Media Group
The latest information received from the Icelandic
Meteorological Office indicates that the explosive activity from the
Eyjafjallaj๖kull volcano is continuing, with the ash plume reaching heights
of up to around 18,000 ft. The Icelandic Met Office states that there are no
signs that the eruption is about to end, with the volcanic eruption
The grey eruption plume is heading southeast and its
height is similar to previous days. Observations from air and web cameras
show similar activity to the past days. In the afternoon of May 12 there was
an increase in explosive activity, giving a darker and slightly higher
plume. The height of the eruption plume is ~5 km (17,000 ft).
Forecast of volcano ash (PM10) for May 15, 5 km high,
made by RIU, University of Cologne, Prof. Jacobs.