Articles tagged “volcanoes”

The Active Hawaiian Volcano Is Not Yet Interfering With Air Travel

The Active Hawaiian Volcano Is Not Yet Interfering With Air Travel

Brian K. Sullivan, Bloomberg

Hawaiians call the fog that's infused with volcanic ash "vog." But so far the vog on the Big Island is not causing pilots trouble with flying to, from, and among the islands.

1 year ago

Australian Tourists in Bali Stranded by Volcanic Smoke Seek Help

Australian Tourists in Bali Stranded by Volcanic Smoke Seek Help

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press

As volcano Mount Agung continues to spew ash into the atmosphere and winds change direction regularly, the situation remains a fluid one for stranded travelers. But the long-term impact on Balinese tourism will probably be small.

2 years ago

Bali Flights Resume After Volcano Erupts

Bali Flights Resume After Volcano Erupts

Firdia Lisnawati, Associated Press

The situation in Bali is fluid as the trajectory of the ash cloud can shift at any minute. Tourism authorities say the island is safe. The eruptions could have been — or still may turn out to be — much worse.

2 years ago

Iceland Will Search for Tourists With Drones When Next Volcano Erupts

Iceland Will Search for Tourists With Drones When Next Volcano Erupts

Egill Bjarnason, Associated Press

Iceland would take extraordinary and necessary steps when Katla — thankfully easier to pronounce than Eyjafjallajökull — erupts to protect tourists, who would be more vulnerable than the locals.

2 years ago

Indonesian Volcanoes Close Three Airports, Force Evacuations

Indonesian Volcanoes Close Three Airports, Force Evacuations

Associated Press

"Ring of Fire" makes a better title for a Johnny Cash song than it does a tourism slogan.

4 years ago