Alaska volcano erupts again

Snowflakes laced with fine, gray ash fell on communities south of Anchorage as a series of volcanic eruptions continued early Saturday on an uninhabited island dozens of miles (kilometers) away.

Plumes of ash from the &to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/2000/12/19/1540.html' target=_blank>volcano drifted across Cook Inlet and into Homer, 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the northeast, halting air travel and closing schools in some Kenai Peninsula communities Friday.