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More Bali flights cancelled on forecast of volcanic ash

More Bali flights cancelled on forecast of volcanic ash

Airlines cancelled more flights departing the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Saturday, citing forecasts of deteriorating flying conditions due to a risk of volcanic ash from the erupting Mount Agung volcano.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:15 PM IST
Indonesia: the world`s volcanic hotspot

Indonesia: the world`s volcanic hotspot

Indonesia, where more than 40,000 people have been evacuated over fears of an imminent volcanic eruption at Mount Agung on Bali, is the world`s most volcanic area.

Nov 27, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
Bali volcano: 40,000 evacuated but more need to move, says official

Bali volcano: 40,000 evacuated but more need to move, says official

A government spokesperson said some people may have to evacuated by force.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Bali airport closed due to volcanic ash eruption

Bali airport closed due to volcanic ash eruption

The Ngurah Rai International Airport on the Indonesian island of Bali suspended operations on Monday due to an increased alert level of the Agung volcano on the island.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
Bali raises volcano alert to highest level: officials

Bali raises volcano alert to highest level: officials

Huge plumes of smoke have been pouring out of the volcano since Tuesday 

Nov 27, 2017, 06:32 AM IST
Climate change could lead to volcano eruptions, says study

Climate change could lead to volcano eruptions, says study

The study found that there was less volcanic activity in Iceland when glacier cover was more extensive and as the glaciers melted volcanic eruptions increased due to subsequent changes in surface pressure.

Nov 24, 2017, 11:47 AM 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
Volcanic eruption in Japan spreads ash in 4 cities, towns

Volcanic eruption in Japan spreads ash in 4 cities, towns

The volcano on the border of Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures started erupting yesterday for the first time in six years.

Oct 12, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Volcanic eruptions can trigger El Nino events

Volcanic eruptions can trigger El Nino events

Enormous eruptions trigger El Nino events by pumping millions of tonnes of sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere, which form a sulfuric acid cloud, reflecting solar radiation and reducing the average global surface temperature.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

Volcano in Vanuatu becomes active, spews smoke; evacuation underway

A volcano in Vanuatu in Oceania has become active and is releasing smoke. People in the nearby area have been evacuated.

Oct 01, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

Nearly 50,000 people have evacuated their homes for fear of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.

Sep 26, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Thousands evacuated as volcano on holiday island Bali grows more active

Thousands evacuated as volcano on holiday island Bali grows more active

"The latest analysis indicates that Mount Agung`s seismic energy is increasing and has the potential to erupt," the National Vulcanology Center said in a statement.

Sep 25, 2017, 06:00 AM IST
Bali volcano eruption fears spark exodus of more than 35,000

Bali volcano eruption fears spark exodus of more than 35,000

Authorities raised the volcano's alert status to the highest level on Friday following a "tremendous increase" in seismic activity. Its last eruption in 1963 killed 1,100 people.

Sep 24, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
Bali volcano on highest alert level, thousands flee

Bali volcano on highest alert level, thousands flee

Mount Agung, about 75 kilometres from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been rumbling since August and officials have recommended that people stay at least nine kilometres away from the crater.

Sep 22, 2017, 23:51 PM IST

Tremors trigger fears of volcanic eruption in Bali

Authorities have raised alert levels for a volcano on the Indonesian resort island of Bali after hundreds of small tremors stoked fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

Sep 20, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Yellowstone Supervolcano threat looms over humankind, NASA vouches to protect us

Yellowstone Supervolcano threat looms over humankind, NASA vouches to protect us

NASA is planning to acts as a saviour and save mankind from the alarming threat from the volcano, that resides in one of the most beautiful places the world, Yellowstone National Park.

Aug 21, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

Watch: Footage of active volcano in Hawaii spewing lava

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May 24, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Alaska's 'Bogoslof Volcano' erupts again, sends ash cloud over Aleutians

Alaska's 'Bogoslof Volcano' erupts again, sends ash cloud over Aleutians

The Bogoslof Volcano of Alaska that's been active since mid-December has erupted again and sends ash cloud all over the Aleutian Islands in the United States.

Mar 09, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
India's only live volcano 'Barren Islands' active again after 150 years

India's only live volcano 'Barren Islands' active again after 150 years

Scientists attached to the Goa-based National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) said that India's only active volcano, the Barren Islands volcano which is located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, erupted for about four hours in January this year.

Feb 17, 2017, 23:24 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