volcanic ash - updates

Rappler's latest stories on volcanic ash


Can wet volcanic ash clog drains?

Jan 14, 2020 - 12:25 PM

Social media posts say wet volcanic ash can turn into cement-like material

Ashfall from the Taal Volcano was observed reaching as far Silang, Cavite on Sunday afternoon, January 12. Photo by Vea Magsaysay

Indonesia reopens Bali airport after two-day closure

Nov 05, 2015 - 11:55 AM

The airport initially ordered it remain shut until at least Friday morning but conditions improved on Thursday allowing officials to re open it

STUCK. Tourists are stuck in Bali as airport closes due to volcanic eruption. Made Nagi/EPA

LIST: Canceled flights to and from Bali

Nov 04, 2015 - 4:22 PM

Here s a list of canceled flights following the closure of Ngurah Rai International Airport due to volcanic ash from Mount Rinjani

CANCELED. Virgin Australia is one of the airlines that first canceled its flights. Photo by EPA

IN PHOTOS: Tourists stranded, flights canceled in Bali

Nov 04, 2015 - 3:29 PM

Authorities had closed the Ngurah Rai International Airport late Tuesday due to a large ash cloud drifting from Mount Rinjani an active volcano on the nearby island of Lombok

STUCK. Tourists are stuck in Bali as airport closes due to volcanic eruption. Made Nagi/EPA

Tourists stranded as Bali airport remains closed due to volcanic ash

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Air traffic is regularly disrupted by volcanic eruptions in Indonesia which sits on a belt of seismic activity running around the basin of the Pacific Ocean

MENANTI PESAWAT. Dua calon penumpang pesawat menanti di Bandara Ngurah Rai, Bali, Rabu, 4 November. Foto oleh Made Nagi/EPA

Bali flights canceled after volcanic ash clouds airport

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:31 AM

Australian airlines Virgin Australia and Jetstar had already canceled all flights Tuesday deeming conditions unsafe for flying with Virgin also scrapping its roster for Wednesday

Danau kawah Segara Anak dengan Gunung Barujari di tepi danau dilihat dari Puncak Gunung Rinjani di sisi timur. Foto dari Wikipedia

Bali flights to resume after ash cloud closed airport

Jul 11, 2015 - 2:58 PM

Long lines form in the Ngurah Rai International Airport as passengers hope for rescheduled flights

DELAYED FLIGHTS. Passengers wait for their delayed flights at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city

May 31, 2014 - 3:52 PM

UPDATED Indonesia s Sangeang Api volcano spews columns of ash up to 2 500 metres 8 200 feet into the air on Saturday May 31

VOLCANIC ERUPTION. Mount Sangeang Api spews volcanic materials, seen from the town of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. The volcano erupted on May 30 with a loud blast and spewed volcanic ash about 3,000 meters high. EPA/STR