ash fall

noun Geology.
a rain of airborne ash resulting from a volcanic eruption.
the deposit produced by such an event.
Also, ashfall. Unabridged
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Forty-seven were rescued from the south side of the volcano, where there was
  neither a blast surge nor a heavy ash fall.
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Pyroclastic flows and extensive ash fall are usually produced during these
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Everyone in an ash fall zone will be exposed to the effects of volcanic ash.
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