Mount Shinmoe eruption continues for second day

National Oct 12, 2017

Mount Shinmoe eruption continues for second day

The eruption of a Kyushu volcano continued for a second day on Thursday, with a plume rising about 2,000 meters above the crater, the Meteorological Agency said. Mount Shinmoe, straddling the borders of Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures, erupted early on Wednesday for the first time ...

Indonesia ready to divert Bali-bound flights if volcano erupts

Business Sep 28, 2017

Indonesia ready to divert Bali-bound flights if volcano erupts

Indonesian authorities are preparing to divert flights to 10 airports across the country in case an increasingly active volcano on the holiday island of Bali erupts and disrupts travel. Officials have warned that Mount Agung in eastern Bali could erupt at any time, prompting several ...

Indonesian volcano erupts, sends ash spewing up 4.2 km

Asia Pacific Aug 3, 2017

Indonesian volcano erupts, sends ash spewing up 4.2 km

A highly active volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again on Wednesday morning, spewing ash as high as 4.2 km in the sky, the country's disaster agency said. Mount Sinabung, located in North Sumatra province, also sent hot ash clouds down its slopes ...

World Jul 26, 2016

Kagoshima's Sakurajima volcano erupts, spews plume 5,000 meters up

The Sakurajima volcano in southwestern Japan had an explosive eruption early Tuesday, spewing volcanic ash 5,000 meters into the sky, the Meteorological Agency said. It is the first eruption projecting to such an altitude since August 2013 for the volcano within kilometers of downtown Kagoshima, ...