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Scientists monitoring restless Alaska volcano after ash plume

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Scientists were watching a remote Alaska volcano on Friday, a day after it belched out an ash cloud that quickly dissipated, and officials said airline flights over the region had not been disrupted. Ash from the 5,676-foot volcano is considered potentially dangerous to aircraft because Cleveland’s…

Air traffic alert after Alaska volcano spews ash cloud

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – A remote volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian islands erupted early on Thursday, spouting an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the sky and prompting an air-traffic alert, scientists said. The Cleveland Volcano, located on an uninhabited island 940 miles southwest of Anchorage, had been oozing lava and gas…