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Closed for two days due to volcanic eruption, Bali Airport opens today

Closed for two days due to volcanic eruption, Bali Airport opens today

The Bali Airport will reopen on Wednesday afternoon, two days after a volcanic eruption led the airport to be closed down.

Nov 29, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
World's largest mud explosion occurred due to a volcano: Scientists

World's largest mud explosion occurred due to a volcano: Scientists

As per a study, Lusi, the world's largest mud eruption that began on the Indonesian island of Java in 2006 is not stopping any time soon as it is connected to a nearby volcanic system.

Oct 18, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Locals warned to stay away as Japanese volcano erupts

Locals warned to stay away as Japanese volcano erupts

Mount Shinmoedake in southern Japan erupted for the first time in six years on Wednesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
This is why supervolcano erupted 73000 years ago

This is why supervolcano erupted 73000 years ago

During the largest volcanic eruptions witnessed by mankind, extraordinary volumes of volcanic ash were ejected into the atmosphere and rained down and covered enormous areas in India and Indonesia.

Jan 27, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Mexican volcano violently spews ash 3 miles into the air; frightens locals

Mexican volcano violently spews ash 3 miles into the air; frightens locals

The eruption reached small towns and villages on the outskirts of the volcano, after the explosion went up to more than five kilometres above the volcano’s crater while it bubbled with ash.

Nov 28, 2016, 05:28 AM IST
Are volcanoes on Venus still active today? Study observes eruption and lava flow!

Are volcanoes on Venus still active today? Study observes eruption and lava flow!

This discovery was made after researchers carried out a thorough study of the images taken of the surface of Venus where supposed signs of lava flow were seen.

Oct 20, 2016, 23:10 PM IST
Japan's Sakurajima volcano could erupt in next few decades, say researchers!

Japan's Sakurajima volcano could erupt in next few decades, say researchers!

Sakurajima volcano is an active composite volcano and a former island in Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan. Its eruption in 1914 caused the erstwhile island to merge with the Osumi Peninsula.

Sep 13, 2016, 17:59 PM IST

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Glacial erosion increased volcanic eruptions at ice age-end

Glacial erosion increased volcanic eruptions at ice age-end

Over the past million years, the Earth has gone back and forth between ice ages, or glacial periods, and interglacial periods, with each period lasting for roughly 100,000 years.

Feb 02, 2016, 22:41 PM IST

Bali's volcanic eruption delays Chhota Rajan's deporation to India

Bali's volcanic eruption causes deportation delay in Chhota Rajan's return to India.

Nov 04, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

Is Date 26 jinxed?

The 7.5 magnitude quake that rattled Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern India on October 26 has made some analysts wonder if the date 26 is jinxed.

Oct 27, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

Japan marks a year of worst volcanic disaster

Japan on Sunday held a memorial to mark the eruption of Mount Ontake, the country's worst volcanic disaster in 70 years.

Sep 27, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

Indonesia's Bali airport reopens after volcanic eruption

 Indonesian authorities reopened the main airport on the popular resort island of Bali on Saturday after its closure on Friday due to a volcanic eruption on nearby Java island, an airport official said.

Jul 11, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Japanese island continues to grow, thanks to magma flow

The remote Japanese island of Nishinoshima is continuing to grow a year-and-a-half after a volcano erupted on it and will continue to grow, according to a study broadcast on Friday by public radio and television broadcaster NHK.

Jul 04, 2015, 00:18 AM IST

6,000 Indonesians evacuated over risk of volcanic eruption

Indonesian authorities evacuated around 6,000 people living on the slopes of Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island, after raising the alert over increased volcanic activity, National Agency for Disaster Management said on Wednesday.

Jun 03, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Scientists get better view of magma under Yellowstone

A big reservoir of hot, partly molten rock has been discovered beneath the famed Yellowstone National Park in the United States, but researchers said Thursday there is no added risk of volcanic eruption.

Apr 24, 2015, 06:28 AM IST
Colossal volcanic eruption may eradicate human civilization by 2100

Colossal volcanic eruption may eradicate human civilization by 2100

Experts have warned that a colossal volcanic eruption may eradicate human civilization by 2100.

Apr 16, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

Did volcanic eruption trigger extinction of Neanderthals?

The decline of the Neanderthals started well before the Campanian Ignimbrite (CI) eruption in Italy 40,000 years ago, long thought to be a cause of their extinction, a new research has found.

Mar 21, 2015, 15:07 PM IST
Volcanic eruption creates new island in Tonga

Volcanic eruption creates new island in Tonga

A volcanic eruption in Tonga has created a new substantial island since it began erupting last month.

Jan 21, 2015, 17:15 PM IST