It almost seems like a case of adding insult to injury, but the volcanic ash that is wreaking havoc over European airspace has started tweeting.
But it’s a peppy ash cloud, asking for suggested #ashtunes and with tweets like: “The Ash Cloud would like to know if any happy tales have come out of the disruption I have (not deliberately) caused!Tweet them to me?#ash”
The volcanic ash from Iceland has of course had serious consequences for European air travel. White House spokesman Bill Burton said it has affected “thousands and thousands of Americans who are stranded abroad” and U.S. ambassadors around the world are working to help them. “But obviously there’s nothing that we can do to blow the volcanic ash any faster. But we’re doing everything that we can.”
The Icelandic volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier has also sparked some levity.