News Reporters Can’t Pronounce Eyjafjallajökull

Date: April / 18 / 2010 + Comments: 0

Some reporters can’t pronounce the name of the Icelandic volcano that is causing troubles in European flights.

This is how it should be pronounced: Listen.
It means: Eyja-fjalla glacier

On 14 April 2010 Eyjafjallajökull resumed erupting after a brief pause, this time from the top crater in the center of the glacier, causing meltwater floods to rush down the nearby rivers, and requiring 800 people to be evacuated. This eruption threw volcanic ash several kilometres up in the atmosphere which led to air travel disruptions in northwest Europe starting on April 15, 2010, including the closure of airspace over most of Europe

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Post author: Daniel Semper

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