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36: Flights grounded, as Indonesia’s Sangeang volcano erupts

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The Extinction Protocol

May 2014INDONESIA – Some flights between Australia and Southeast Asia and all domestic flights operating out of Darwin airport in the country’s north were canceled on Saturday after the eruption of Sangeang Api in Indonesia’s south produced a large cloud of ash. International flights to and from Australia to Singapore, East Timor and the Indonesian holiday island of Bali were among those cancelled, including those departing from Australia’s eastern seaboard after an ash cloud from Sangeang Api’s initial eruption on Friday evening tracked across central Australia. “The volcano is undergoing a sustained, rather significant eruption at the moment, so for the last 10 hours we’ve been observing large masses of volcanic ash being generated,” Emile Jansons, manager of the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre told Reuters. “At the moment it has slowed down a little bit since its initial big eruption, but nobody has a very good handle…

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Written by bobby90247

June 1, 2014 at 2:39 pm

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