The giant volcanic ash cloud billowing out of Chile, that disrupted travelers in the Southern Hemisphere last week, is back again.
An ash cloud resulting from the eruption of Chile’s Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano has caused travelers agony yet again when it returned to the Tasman Sea. The cloud was caught up in a trough of low pressure and began to approach New Zealand Wednesday.
"It's not moving to the east very quickly so I think we'll have at least a couple - maybe three - days of this," Civil Aviation Authority's meteorological manager, Peter Lechner, told the New Zealand Herald.
The eruption of the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano began June 4 in the Chilean Andes Mountains.