Mt Merapi

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 2, 2010

AirAsia Cancels Flights over Merapi Eruptions

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia said on Tuesday it had cancelled flights to Yogyakarta and Solo for the day due to the eruption of Mount Merapi. The volcano began – Read More...
November 2, 2010

Govt Issues Merapi Flight Warning

JAKARTA The government warned airlines on Tuesday to avoid certain routes over Central Java as the Mount Merapi volcano belched more heat clouds of gas and ash, while six international – 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...
November 5, 2010

UPDATE: Eighteen Dead in New Merapi Eruption

RANDUSARI Mount Merapi in Central Java killed 18 people in another huge eruption on Friday, a hospital source said, as the government widened the danger zone and ordered new evacuations. – Read More...
November 5, 2010

UPDATE 2: Mt Merapi Eruption Kills 35

RANDUSARI At least 35 people were killed and dozens injured on Friday when Mount Merapi in Central Java erupted again, burning villages as far as 18 kilometres away, officials said. – Read More...
November 5, 2010

Merapi Death Toll Nears 100

YOGYAKARTA At least 54 people were killed and dozens injured on Friday when Mount Merapi erupted again, with scores more suffering severe burns and breathing problems, officials said. The latest – Read More...
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