Video: Under the Grimsvotn Ash Plume

The intense eruption of the Grimsv÷tn volcano is leaving locations as far as 50 miles away covered in ash. The Guardian reports that the eruption sent ash 20 kilometers into the sky and released 100 times more material per second than the Eyjafjallaj÷kull eruption.

These videos, posted by YouTuber elbrullas, show a large amount of ash that has accumulated in KirkjubŠjarklaustur, which is located about 80 kilometers from the euption site. The depth of the ash can be seen when a police car passes by. Take a look:



Posted on May 23, 2011

More from Science Space & Robots