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Hurricane gathers force as it heads toward Hawaii and volcano

2 months, 10 days ago
Hurricane Hector gained strength as it headed across the Pacific, threatening to hit Hawaii's Big Island and possibly its active volcano, officials said early Sunday. Hector grew to a Category 4 hurricane late Saturday with sustained…

Hawaii faces new threat of fumes from volcano’s lava

4 months, 25 days ago
PAHOA, Hawaii: Hawaii faced a new hazard on Sunday as lava flows from Kilauea’s volcanic eruption could produce clouds of acid fumes, steam and glass-like particles as they reach the Pacific, authorities said. Civil defense notices…

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupts, forcing evacuations

5 months, 11 days ago
HAWAII: The Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island came to life on Thursday, belching ash into the sky and spewing fountains of lava in a residential area where people were ordered to leave their homes, officials said. The eruption…

Indonesia extends Bali airport closure due to volcano

10 months, 17 days ago
JAKARTA/AMED: Indonesia’s transportation ministry said on Tuesday it will extend the closure of Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport for a further 24 hours because of ash from the eruption of the island’s Mount Agung volcano. A…

Australia sends naval support to Vanuatu’s volcano island

1 year, 14 days ago
SYDNEY: Australia has sent a naval ship to help evacuate thousands of people from Vanuatu's Ambae island, where a volcano is threatening a major eruption. The Vanuatu government announced last week that all 11,000 residents on Ambae --…

Bali volcano on highest alert level, thousands flee

1 year, 23 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesian officials raised the highest possible alert for a volcano on the resort island of Bali late on Friday, after tremors prompted thousands to flee over fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years. Mount…