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Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano erupts in fiery show

Popocatepetl Volcano erupts in a fiery show that covers nearby Puebla in ash. Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano erupted early on Monday (April 18), in a fiery show of smoke, ash and lava flows.The dramatic eruption spewed ash over the nearby city of Puebla, causing the local airport to close.According to authorities, the ash cloud rose nearly three kilometers (two miles) over the crater.A yellow alert has been declared for the area and authorities are encouraging residents to take preventative measures.There have been a series of rumblings at the massive volcano in recent months, with the most recent large eruption occurring on April 3.Popocatepetl has been active since the mid-1990s.There are more than 3,000 volcanos in Mexico, but only 14 are considered active.

Spectacular ash explosion at Philippine volcano

A volatile volcano in the eastern Philippines sent a spectacular column of ash and steam high into the sky on Friday.

Central Philippines volcano spouts massive ash column

A rumbling volcano in the central Philippines shot a huge column of ash into the sky on Saturday, prompting the official aviation agency to warn aircraft to stay away, authorities said.
June 18, 2016 | 06:44 pm GMT+7

Indonesian volcano in fresh eruptions

School is safe and villagers still continue their precarious existences despite the eruptions. 
April 12, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

Tens of thousands flee rumbling Bali volcano

Bali officials said the island was still generally safe but urged tourists to stay away from tourism spots located within the danger zone.
September 25, 2017 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Food aid, face masks dispatched to Bali as 57,000 flee volcano

'The chance that an eruption will happen is quite big. But it cannot be predicted when it will happen.'
September 26, 2017 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Bali's rumbling volcano spurs more evacuations and travel warnings

Fears that a volcano could erupt imminently in Bali has prompted several countries to issue travel warnings, while Indonesian authorities race to evacuate tens of thousands of people living in the danger zone. 
September 27, 2017 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

What are the different type of volcanoes?

A volcano is an opening in the earth's surface where molten rock can escape.
October 23, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Small eruption at Bali volcano triggers Singapore travel advisory

Eruptions could result in ash clouds that could 'severely disrupt air travel.'
November 22, 2017 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Bali raises volcano alert to highest level: officials

Mount Agung last erupted in 1963, killing about 1,600 people and it started to rumble again last Tuesday.
November 27, 2017 | 09:04 am GMT+7

Indonesia extends Bali airport closure due to Agung eruption

Disaster agency warns of 'imminent' risk of major eruption as thousands stranded at Bali airports. 
November 28, 2017 | 09:33 am GMT+7

Airlines scramble to minimize losses as Bali volcano costs grow

Analysts say affected airlines to incur combined $5 mln in lost revenue per day, as closure comes ahead of peak season, bookings could collapse. 
November 28, 2017 | 04:46 pm GMT+7

Indonesia re-opening Bali airport shut by volcanic ash

The eagerly awaited decision opens up a window of hope for some of more than 120,000 stranded tourists.
November 29, 2017 | 03:18 pm GMT+7

Bali volcano burns wedding dreams, threatens economy

Millions visit the Hindu-dominated tropical hotspot annually, many intent to tie their knot there, but the volcano ruin the plans. 
December 01, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

China suspends flights from Bali to China due to volcanic ash: report

Airlines avoid flying through volcanic ash as it can damage aircraft engines, clogging fuel and cooling systems, hampering pilot visibility and even causing engine failure.
December 05, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7
 
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