The World Health Organization (WHO) today has declared that people with breathing problems might be more vulnerable to these ash particles if they come down to the ground.It is raising fears over the danger posed to people with breathing difficulties.
Dust has been detected as far south as Swindon and Brize Norton, with a thin layer also found at monitoring stations near Peterborough, Leeds and Stoke on Trent.
Hopes that flights would resume have been dashed after the “worsening” volcanic ash cloud led to a further ban on UK flights until at least 1am on Sunday.
A geologist has commented that it might go on for even a month.
NASA has collaborated with other agencies for using satellite monitoring to detect the movement and force of the volcanic ash.