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Icelandic volcano sulphur pollution was triple European industry

28 September 2015

In September last year the Holuhraun volcanic eruption in Iceland emitted three times as much of pollutant gas as all European industry combined, a recent study has revealed. Volcanic sulphur dioxide traveled more than 2700 km from the source.

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Hurricane Joaquin

This composite image from EUMETSAT and NOAA data shows Hurricane Joaquin over the Bahamas on 1 October 2015. The storm caused widespread damage and flooding across the southern islands of the archipelago and later the south east coast of the United States, particularly South Carolina.

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