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Last Updated: Thursday April 15 2010 16:04 GMT

Volcano causes chaos in Europe

The erupting volcano

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An erupting volcano in Iceland is causing chaos across Europe.

It has sent huge clouds of volcanic ash into the air, which has meant hundreds of flights have been cancelled because it's too dangerous to fly.

The eruption, under a glacier in the Eyjafjallajoekull area of Iceland, is the second there in less than a month.

The ash contains tiny bits of rock, glass and sand which could jam aircraft engines.

Watch Sonali's report here.

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