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Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano now a quarter of its pre-eruption size

Anak Krakatau now has a volume of 40-70 million cubic metres and lost 150-180 million cubic metres of volume since the December 22 eruption and tsunami, according to Indonesia's Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation.

Indonesia raises alert, widens danger zone around volcano

The government has warned communities in the strait to stay a kilometer (less than a mile) away from the coastline because of the risk of another tsunami triggered by Anak Krakatau's eruptions.


Volcano-triggered tsunami kills 373 in Indonesia: All your questions answered

Indonesia volcano tsunami: Authorities have warned residents and tourists in coastal areas around the Sunda Strait to stay away from beaches and issued a high-tide warning until December 25.

Bali volcano hurls lava and ash, airport unaffected

The Indonesian geological agency's Agung monitoring post said explosions from the mountain began just after 9 p.m. and lasted more than 7 minutes.

As many as 30 treated for exposure as Indonesian volcano belches fumes

The mountain is known for its stunning sulfur lake and night-time sulfur mining involving dangerous and backbreaking work by low paid laborers.

China suspends flights from Bali to China due to volcanic ash: Report

Airlines avoid flying through volcanic ash as it can damage aircraft engines, clogging fuel and cooling systems, hampering pilot visibility and even causing engine failure.


Stranded tourists depart Bali as volcanic ash cloud shifts

Agung was partially shrouded by cloud on Thursday with parts of Bali lashed by monsoon rain, but according to officials there were persistent tremors from the crater.

Bali volcano ash drifts 4.7 miles high, airport shut third day

Indonesian officials first raised the highest alert two months ago when seismic activity increased. More than 100,000 people living near the volcano fled their homes, many abandoning their livestock or selling them for a fraction of the normal price.

Bali volcano eruption: Sushma Swaraj monitoring situation, Indian mission opens help desk

The Consulate General of India in Bali has set up a help desk at the airport for those seeking aid. The desk, which is on the second floor of the International terminal, will be operational from 9 am.

Some Bali flights resume after Mount Agung volcano interrupts travel

Agung, the highest point on the island, towers over eastern Bali at a height of just over 3,000 metres. When it last erupted in 1963 it killed more than 1,000 people and razed several villages.

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