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Bali's Agung volcano spews ash in fresh eruption

Bali's Agung volcano spews ash in fresh eruptionA volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted Sunday, belching ash high into the air and over nearby villages as officials warned tourists to keep clear of the area. Mount Agung has been erupting periodically since it rumbled back to life in 2017, when it grounded hundreds of flights and left 120,000 visitors stranded. “Residents near Mount Agung as well as climbers and tourists should not carry out any activity in the danger zone or within four-kilometre radius from the crater,” the centre said in a statement.



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Bali's Agung volcano spews ash in fresh eruption

Bali's Agung volcano spews ash in fresh eruptionA volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted Sunday, belching ash high into the air and over nearby villages as officials warned tourists to keep clear of the area. Mount Agung has been erupting periodically since it rumbled back to life in 2017, when it grounded hundreds of flights and left 120,000 visitors stranded. “Residents near Mount Agung as well as climbers and tourists should not carry out any activity in the danger zone or within four-kilometre radius from the crater,” the centre said in a statement.



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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews more lava and ash

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spews more lava and ashHawaii residents begin to assess damage as thousands are evacuated; Jeff Paul reports.



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Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into sea

Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into seaA small explosion at the summit of Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea Volcano on Sunday sent ash spewing into the air, creating a driving hazard for roads on parts of the Big Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Lava fountains from a fissure in the volcano reached as high as 180 feet (55 meters) from Saturday night into Sunday, pushing flows of molten rock into the ocean, it said. “Seismic activity at the crater continues with gas explosions and ash eruptions under 10,000 feet (3,050 meters).



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The Latest: Some Hawaii residents leave as Kilauea spews ash

The Latest: Some Hawaii residents leave as Kilauea spews ashPAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the summit eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):



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Hawaii volcano spews 6 mile-high plume of ash, could blow again

Hawaii volcano spews 6 mile-high plume of ash, could blow againBy Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano spewed ash nearly six miles (9 km) into the sky on Thursday and scientists warned this could be the first in a string of more violent explosive eruptions with the next possibly occurring within hours. “This has relieved pressure temporarily,” U.S. Geological Survey geologist Michelle Coombs told a news conference in Hilo. “We may have additional larger, powerful events.” Residents of the Big Island were warned to take shelter from the ash as toxic gas levels spiked in a small southeast area where lava has burst from the ground during the two-week eruption.



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Hawaii volcano: Red alert issued as Kilauea eruption spews ash cloud and 'vog'

Hawaii volcano: Red alert issued as Kilauea eruption spews ash cloud and 'vog'A red alert has been issued for planes after explosions from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano intensified. Ash and volcanic smog, or vog, as it is called, rose to 12,000 feet (3,657 meters) above Kilauea’s crater and floated southwest, prompting an “unhealthy air” warning in the community of Pahala, 18 miles (29 km) from the summit. An aviation red alert means a volcanic eruption is under way that could spew ash along aircraft routes, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says on its website.



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Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lavaHONOLULU (AP) — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down her home only a month after she bought it.



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Hawaii volcano: Lava spews from fissure in wake of eruption

Hawaii volcano: Lava spews from fissure in wake of eruptionTwo new fissures have opened up in Hawaii as the Kilauea volcano eruption continues to wreak havoc on the paradise island. In this video lava can be seen spewing from Fissure 16, which opened up on Saturday morning. According to the Hawaii’s Civil Defense Agency, Fissure 17 became active at 7pm local time.



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Hawaii volcano spews lava and toxic gas through new cracks

Hawaii volcano spews lava and toxic gas through new cracksThe dangerous volcano eruption on Hawaii's Big Island is likely to last for the foreseeable future. Two new cracks in the ground opened up in Leilani Estates where the Kilauea volcano is spewing lava and toxic gases. It has destroyed at least 35 buildings. Carter Evans reports.



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