Volcanic Clouds Reach a Height of 30,000 Feet

Coast Guard airplane TF-SIF patrolled the eruption site in south Iceland around 5 pm today, spotting clouds of ash and volcanic debris in an altitude of 30,000 feet. There was powerful wind in the area. At 19,000 feet it measured 85-90 knots, which equals 167 kilometers per hour.

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IMF Approves Second Review for Iceland

The executive board of the International Monetary Fund has approved the second review of its economic stabilization program for Iceland. Icelandic Finance Minister Steingrímur J. Sigfússon says this radically changes Iceland’s situation.

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Krisenbericht ist Bestseller

Der über 2.000 Seiten starke und neun Bände umfassende Krisenbericht, den das Sonder-Untersuchungskommission am letzten Montag herausgegeben hat, geht inden Buchläden der Buchhandelskette Penninn und Eymundsson weg wie warme Semmeln.

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