Billowing clouds of volcanic ash have forced airlines in northern Australia and Bali to cancel flights Saturday.
Mount Sangeang Api began spewing ash on Friday. The volcano is located on an unoccupied island in Indonesia
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"The volcano is undergoing a sustained, rather significant eruption at the moment," Emile Jansons, manager of the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre, told Reuters.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian based Jetstar Airlines has canceled several flights to Bali's Denpasar airport because volcanic ash from the Mount Raung eruption is drifting toward the airport.
The Sangeang Api volcano in Indonesia began erupting on May 30, vaulting ash, along with tiny particles known as volcanic sulfur aerosols, as high as 65,000 feet into the stratosphere. Dramatic images from the eruption show the moun...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ash spewing from a volcano on Indonesia's main island of Java has sparked chaos for holidaymakers as airports close and international airlines cancel flights to tourist hotspot Bali, stranding thousands.
Eric Worrall writes: The volcano Mount Sangeang Api in the Lesser Sunda Islands has just erupted, sending a huge ash cloud 12 miles into the air. Wikipedia describes Sangeang Api as a volcano complex with 2 active cones, Doro Api … ...