eruption

May 23, 2010

Lombok Volcano Erupts

MATARAM An active volcano has erupted on Lombok, spewing ash and lava at least 1,500 metres into the sky, damaging crops but not threatening villagers, an official said on Sunday. – Read More...
August 30, 2010

Sumatra Volcano Plume Causes Flight Disruptions

KABANJAHE A volcano in Sumatra spewed a vast cloud of smoke and ash high into the air on Monday, disrupting flights and sending thousands more people into temporary shelters, officials – Read More...
September 3, 2010

Sumatra Volcano Erupts Again

KABANJAHE A volcano in Sumatra spewed ash thousands of metres into the air on Friday in its most violent eruption since rumbling back to life earlier this week for the – Read More...
September 7, 2010

Mt Sinabung Unleashes Violent Eruption

KABANJAHE Mt Sinabung in North Sumatra threw an ash cloud thousands of metres into the air on Tuesday in its most violent eruption yet. “Its latest eruption was double the – Read More...
October 28, 2010

Mount Merapi Erupts Again

SLEMAN Mount Merapi, which killed 32 people earlier this week, erupted again on Thursday, spewing ash and deadly heat clouds, an official said. Government volcanologist Surono said hot gas and – Read More...
October 30, 2010

Chaotic Evacuation as Mt Merapi Erupts Again

HARGOBINANGUN Mount Merapi volcano erupted violently early on Saturday, sparking chaos as people tried to scramble to safety, fearful of a repeat of this week’s deadly explosions. The loud blast – Read More...
November 1, 2010

Mt Merapi Spews Heat Clouds, Ash

YOGYAKARTA Mount Merapi volcano spewed heat clouds and ash on Monday as officials warned another eruption is expected, though possibly not as big as one that killed 34 people last – Read More...
November 3, 2010

President Visits Camps as Mt Merapi Rumbles

YOGYAKARTA Mount Merapi volcano spewed more deadly heat clouds on Wednesday as President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono visited some of the 50,000 evacuees in shelters. Searing gas billowed from the crater – Read More...
November 3, 2010

Mt Merapi Erupts with Violent Force

PURWOBINANGUN Mount Merapi volcano erupted on Wednesday with more force than last week’s blasts that killed 36 people, spewing huge clouds of searing gas into the sky, scientists said. Witnesses – Read More...
November 5, 2010

New Merapi Eruption Kills 11

YOGYAKARTA A powerful new eruption of Mt Merapi in Central Java on Friday killed 11 people, a local hospital said. “Eleven people were killed in the eruption early today. Fifty – Read More...
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