22 May '11, 12am

Iceland's Grimsvoetn volcano begins erupting, but still unclear if it will affect air traffic like Eyjafjoell

A cloud of smoke and ash is seen over the Grimsvoetn volcano in Iceland in May 21, 2011. -- PHOTO: AFP REYKJAVIK - THE Grimsvoetn volcano under Iceland's largest glacier began erupting on Saturday, the Icelandic Meteorological Office said, reporting a tall plume of smoke rising from the crater. 'An eruption at Grimsvoetn has started and there's an airplane on its way there now to investigate further,' Haraldur Eirkisson of the office told AFP. 'There was a cloud rising up from Grimsvoetn around 1900 GMT and at just before 2000 GMT it had reached an altitude of 11km,' he added. Another meteorologist at the same office, Fridjon Magnusson, told AFP less than two hours later that the column of smoke had swelled to reach an altitude of 20km. Grimsvoetn is Iceland's most active volcano, having erupted nine times between 1922 and 2004. It lies beneath the Vatnajoekull glacier in ...

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