Volcano

Europe's biggest live volcano Mount Etna erupts on Sicily, closing two airports

A heavy emission of ash into the sky forced the closure of two airports in Sicily's second-biggest city of Catania.

published on : 20th July 2019

NASA Juno spots volcano on Jupiter moon Io

Juno has logged nearly 235 million kilometers since entering Jupiter's orbit on July 4, 2016.

published on : 15th July 2018

Bali paradise turns to tourist nightmare as Mount Agung rumbles

Cancelled flights, missed connections and expiring visas have turned Bali into a nightmare for thousands of tourists scrambling to leave as volcano erupts. 

published on : 28th November 2017

Mount Agung volcano in Bali: What travellers need to know

The Mount Agung volcano on Bali has erupted for the first time in more than half a century, forcing closure of the Indonesian tourist island's busy airport as the mountain gushes huge columns of ash.

published on : 27th November 2017

Indonesia: The world's volcanic hotspot

More than 40,000 people have been evacuated over fears of an imminent volcanic eruption at Mount Agung on Bali, is the world's most volcanic area.

published on : 27th November 2017

Thousands flee as Bali raises volcano alert to highest level

A rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali could erupt at any moment, authorities warned as they raised alert levels to maximum.

published on : 27th November 2017

Bali raises volcano alert to highest level

Huge plumes of smoke have been pouring out of the volcano since Tuesday and official said it was belching thick grey smoke.

published on : 27th November 2017

Dozens of flights delayed as Bali volcano spews smoke

A volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali sent plumes of grey smoke and steam thousands of metres into the air for the third day in a week.

published on : 26th November 2017

Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears

Mount Agung belched smoke as high as 700 metres (2,300 feet) above its summit late yesterday afternoon, sparking an exodus from the settlements near the mountain.

published on : 22nd November 2017

A list of Indonesia's most deadly volcanic eruptions over the past 200 years

Indonesia, where nearly 50,000 people have been evacuated over fears of an imminent volcanic eruption at Mount Agung on Bali, is the world's most volcanic region with 129 active volcanoes.

published on : 25th September 2017

Nearly 50000 evacuate amid fears of Bali volcanic eruption

Mount Agung, 75 kilometres (47 miles) from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August and threatening to erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

published on : 25th September 2017