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Electrical Eruptions: Volcano Lightning
bolts shoot out of the Mount Redoubt volcano as it erupts in 2009. (Bretwood Higman ash." Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupts with flash and ash in 2010 A giant bolt of lightning strikes Indonesia 's Mount Merapi in 2010. (Jeffe Castan clouds at Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano in April 2010. (David Jon/NordicPhotos
Russian Airliner Wreckage Found; No Survivors
The wreckage of a new Russian passenger jet has been found on the steep slope of a dormant volcano in Indonesia , about one mile away from where it vanished from radar screens 20 minutes after taking off from an air base near Jakarta on Wednesday
Cursed Travel? Obama's Trips Overshadowed by Natural Disasters
Last year, he shelved his trip to Indonesia and Australia because of the BP oil Iceland. He had to cut his November Indonesia trip short for the same reason. This ash cloud -- albeit from a different volcano -- forced the president and his staff cancel. Obama's two cancellations to Indonesia caused disappointment in the country
Plumed Again! President To Leave Ireland Early Because of Icelandic Volcano Ash Cloud
Once again, an erupting Icelandic volcano is complicating President Obama’s travel. This time the volcano is Grimsvotn, and it is forcing President was having something of a homecoming: Indonesia , where he spent four years as a child fault of Eyjafjallajokull. That pesky volcano also caused General Stanley McChrystal
Mother Nature's Fury: The Disasters of 2010
mile-per-hour winds), Central Java a volcano named Merapi (which coated entire towns in ash), and Iceland the volcano with the decidedly not-broadcast-friendly the planet had not suffered enough -- Indonesia in October suffered what The Associated and the aforementioned Merapi , the volcano which caused more than 390,000 people
Exclusive: Officials Worried President Obama May Have to Cancel Indonesia Trip Due to Indonesian Volcano
clouds of ash spewing from an Indonesian volcano , 48 hours before Air Force One and personnel to preposition in Indonesia are no longer flying during nighttime clouds of ash from an Icelandic volcano stopped air travel across a wide
Planes and Volcanic Ash Don't Mix
made it safely to the ground. Perhaps the most frightening incident happened on a British Airways Flight 009 in 1982 from Indonesia to New Zealand. "It was a black, cold night. No moon, nothing," Eric Moody, the pilot of that British Airways flight
Volcanic Ash Creates Air-Travel Chaos: Worst Delays Since 9/11
Continental Airlines flight 4 last night, the volcano provided them with a seven-hour trip closed before, but the size of the volcano eruption is much smaller than others British Airways plane was flying over Indonesia to Australia when it passed through an ash cloud from Alaska's Redoubt volcano and lost all power, dropping from 25
Space Mirrors? Stratospheric Dust? Are These Global Warming Antidotes?
sent massive clouds of material into the upper air, and caused measurable global cooling. Global Cooling If a single volcano can cool the world's climate, certainly human beings can do better, right? Among others, the Dutch-born scientist Victoria in Canada. Brewer notes the gentle cooling from Mount Pinatubo in 1991, but contrasts it to Mount Tambora in Indonesia in 1815. The next year, he notes, was known as "the year without a summer." "The subsequent cooling," he wrote
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Active and cultural adventure in Bali, Indonesia Provider: G.A.P Adventures Length: 15 days Price: $875 A trip to Bali, Indonesia , and its neighboring islands might small island are astounding as well: volcano treks, snorkeling and diving, surf to the top of Mt. Batur, an active volcano . You'll also have free time to take
Is August Dangerous?
include the eruption of Mount Vesuvius that buried Pompeii in 79 A.D., and the monstrous 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia that affected Earth's climate for years afterwards. Most recently, on Aug. 25, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated clues that give scientists a basis for predicting when the mountain is most likely to blow. To do that, however, the volcano must be adequately instrumented, and that is not always the case. But predicting earthquakes has humbled some of the
Ten amazing adventure lodges with a green conscience
as underneath the icecap is an active volcano ." The hotel, which was recently awarded China. Surfing and tribal culture in Indonesia Lodge:Nihiwatu Resort Price:from Graves and his wife Petra came to one of Indonesia 's wildest places, the Jamaica-sized
Lunar Eclipse May Shed Light on Climate Change
collaborators have charted the brightness of eclipses back to 1960 and for a few years around the time of the 1883 eruption of Indonesia 's Krakatoa volcano . They are using the eclipse data to track changes in the opacity of Earth's atmosphere. While most of the light deflected
Indonesian Volcano's Biggest Eruption
Indonesia 's most active volcano erupted again forcing airlines to cancel flights in the area ash activity is likely to continue for weeks war meanwhile the notorious volcano in Iceland. That disrupted flights around Europe in April couldIndonesia's most active volcano erupted again forcing airlines to cancel flights in the area ash and debris from Mount Merapi has killed 38 people and last week. Scientists say the activity is likely to continue for weeks war meanwhile the notorious volcano in Iceland. That disrupted flights around Europe in April could also be headed for another eruption. The melting at a nearby glacier
Smoke and Ash Spew in Indonesia
Indonesia meantime thousands have been evacuated from the slopes of volcano is it continues to spew hot clouds of smoke announced for reported because of the activity at mount gone or and eastern Indonesia . But the alert has been raised to the highest level meaningIndonesia meantime thousands have been evacuated from the slopes of volcano is it continues to spew hot clouds of smoke announced for the second day in a row. So far no major damage or casualties have been reported because of the activity at mount gone -- or and eastern Indonesia . But the alert has been raised to the highest level meaning a major eruption could occur within days.
Indonesia Villagers Defy Volcano's Warnings
Villagers defiant of dangers posed by the eruption of Mount Merapi.
Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia
Volcano known as crack house child is blasting smoke and hot since the Scott of villagers were evacuated from mountains payload on Java island Indonesia is home to 100 active 1883 a volcano in the same place killed 40000 people.Volcano known as crack house child is blasting smoke and hot -- since the Scott. There have been no casualties reported in this round of volcanic activity but thousands of villagers were evacuated from mountains payload on Java island Indonesia is home to 100 active -- -- 1883 a volcano in the same place killed 40000 people.
Rescuers Find Java Volcano Victims
In Indonesia the bodies of two men trapped by volcanic debris were found.
On the Slopes of Mount Merapi
Villagers are ignoring spewing ash from Indonesia's most active volcano .
May 27, 2006: Indonesia Earthquake
Indonesia 's island of was slammed this morning flu. All of the shadow of an angry volcano . ABC's chief Asia correspondent braced for a massive eruption of the volcano on their doorstep Mount Merapi. In epicenter of the quake was right near the volcano . Geologists don't believe because began there was no tsunami this time. Indonesia 's president has ordered the militaryIndonesia's island of -- was slammed this morning by an earthquake six point three on the richter scale. Senator the city of job Jakarta. More than 3500 are dead 200000 homeless the latest crisis and a land washed over by the tsunami and battling the bird flu. All of the shadow of an angry volcano . ABC's chief Asia correspondent mark -- is in John Jakarta tonight. The ground begins speaking just because we're -- Terrified residents Yogyakartapeople of dog -- -- braced for a massive eruption of the volcano on their doorstep Mount Merapi. In fact the epicenter of the quake was right near the volcano . Geologists don't believe -- because the quake but they're now concerned about the impact of the quake on the unstable mountain. Soon after the quake struck this morning a small eruption on Iraq be sent debris tumbling down its slopes. This area. Is also only thirteen hundred miles from the area devastated by the tsunami eight year and a half ago. Many people ran to higher ground when the shaking began there was no tsunami this time. Indonesia's president has ordered the military in to help in the recovery efforts He felt. But the airport also suffered damage and is