The plumes of ash that have been rising from the volcano near Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland may be diminishing. This is good news for the tourism industry worldwide as flights have ground to a halt preventing tourists from arriving at their destinations.
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The volcano appears to be moving into a lava producing phase which will mean that airports will be able to reopen and life can get back to normal for the citizens of the world.
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Surfers traveling from all over the globe to Jeffreys Bay for the first winter swell of 2010 will be hoping flights resume as Supertubes gets ready to produce her perfect barrels.
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(Above: A NASA image shows how high the plume of ash reaches over Iceland)