17 Oct '11, 11pm

Airports in Argentina and Uruguay reopen after Chile volcanic ash woes

Airports in Argentina and Uruguay reopen after Chile volcanic ash woes

The main airports in Argentina and Uruguay were up and running again on Monday, but officials warned that continuing eruptions from neighboring Chile's Puyehue volcano could disrupt air travel for months to come. -- PHOTO: AFP BUENOS AIRES (AFP) - The main airports in Argentina and Uruguay were up and running again on Monday, but officials warned that continuing eruptions from neighbouring Chile's Puyehue volcano could disrupt air travel for months to come. Chile's Sernageomin mining and minerals authority said in a report issued on Monday that the ash and dust that has intermittently darkened the region's skies over the past few months were likely to continue 'given the characteristics of the present volcanic activity.' The study, which followed weekend disruptions caused by ash from the Chilean volcano, concluded that air traffic disruptions from Puyehue 'could continue ...

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