16 Apr 2010 at 11:21a.m.

Volcano in Iceland: Photos

About 700 people from rural areas near the volcano have been evacuated on because of flash flooding, as water carrying icebergs the size of small houses rushed down the mountain. Read the article >

  • A plume of volcanic ash rises into the atmosphere from a crater under about 200 metres of ice at the Eyjafjallajokull glacier (Reuters)

  • NASA's Terra satellite photo of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano sending a plume of ash and steam across the North Atlantic (Reuters)

  • Planes are seen grounded at Heathrow airport in London (Reuters)

  • A huge ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano turned the skies of northern Europe into a no-fly zone - the sun sets behind the Palace of Westminster, in London (Reuters)

  • A plume of volcanic ash rises into the atmosphere from a crater under about 200 metres of ice at the Eyjafjallajokull glacier (Reuters)

  • Passengers look at a display board showing cancelled flights at Helsinki-Vantaa airport in Vantaa (Reuters)

  • A plume of volcanic ash rises into the atmosphere from a crater under about 200 metres of ice at the Eyjafjallajokull glacier

  • Planes have been grounded across Europe

  • A plume of steam rising 6700 metres from a crater under about 200 metres of ice at the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in southern Iceland (Reuters)