volcano

April 24, 2010

Indonesia to Tout Volcano Power at Bali Geothermal Conference

DENPASAR Indonesia has launched an ambitious plan to tap the vast power of its volcanoes and become a world leader in geothermal energy, while trimming greenhouse gas emissions. The sprawling – Read More...
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...
November 6, 2010

Dozens of Jakarta Flights Cancelled

JAKARTA Thirty-six flights to and from Jakarta’s main international airport were cancelled on Saturday because of the volcanic eruption from Mount Merapi, a Soekarno-Hatta International Airport spokesman said. “Thirty-six flights – Read More...
November 23, 2010

Mt Merapi Death Toll Rises to 322

JAKARTA Mount Merapi in Central Java has killed 322 people since it began erupting late last month, and over 130,000 people are still living in makeshift camps, an official said – Read More...
November 23, 2010

Alert Issued over Bromo Volcano

JAKARTA The authorities have issued a “red alert” for an eruption at Mount Bromo volcano in East Java, less than a month after Mount Merapi volcano killed more than 300 – Read More...
December 6, 2010

Mt Bromo Alert Lowered

JAKARTA Scientists have lowered the alert status of Java’s Mount Bromo from its highest level as the threat it posed to the surrounding area decreased. Bromo, a popular tourist attraction – Read More...
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