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Indonesia Volcano

PHOTOS: This Volcano's Lava Glows Blue

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.28.2014 | Green

You've heard of "red hot" and "white hot" to describe searing temperatures. But what about "blue hot"? That's the surreal hue of Indonesia's Kawah ...

Erupting Volcano Forces 19,000 To Evacuate

AP | Posted 12.31.2013 | World

KARO, Indonesia (AP) — A rumbling volcano in western Indonesia that has been spewing lava and clouds of gas high into the sky let out a new, powerfu...

Unbelievable Photos Of Indonesian Volcano

Posted 11.15.2013 | World

Indonesian officials have warned of a dangerous new eruption of the country's Mount Sinabung volcano, LiveScience reports on Friday. Officials fear th...

3 Eruptions In 3 Months: Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Volcano Will Not Stop

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

JAKARTA, Nov 4 (Reuters) - A volcano erupted for the third time in as many months on the western Indonesian island of Sumatra, forcing hundreds of v...

More Than 3000 Flee Homes As Volcano Erupts

AP | Posted 10.24.2013 | World

MEDAN, Indonesia -- MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano in western Indonesia erupted on Thursday, unleashing a column of dark volcanic material high i...

Thousands Flee As Volcano Erupts

AP | BINSAR BAKKARA | Posted 11.15.2013 | World

MEDAN, Indonesia — More than 6,200 people were evacuated from their villages following the eruption of Mount Sinabung in western Indonesia, an o...

6 Killed By Hot Lava As Volcano Erupts

AP | JACOB HERIN | Posted 10.10.2013 | Green

MAUMERE, Indonesia -- Hot lava from an erupting volcano killed six people sleeping in a beach village on a small island in eastern Indonesia on Saturd...

Debate Erupts Over Cause Of Mud Disaster

LiveScience | Charles Choi | Posted 07.22.2013 | Science

A catastrophic mud eruption in Indonesia blamed on drilling by an oil company might instead have natural causes, new research suggests. In 2006, the...

Volcano Spews Ash Across Indonesia

AP | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- A volatile volcano in northern Indonesia erupted Sunday, spewing smoke and ash that caused muddy rain to fall in nearby villages...

PHOTOS: 12 Sizzling Volcanoes

Trippy | Posted 11.03.2012 | Travel

A natural phenomenon even most hardcore travelers never get to see in action, volcanoes are among the world's most fascinating wonders.

PHOTOS: When Volcanoes And Lightning Mix

Posted 06.12.2012 | Green

Images of volcanoes and lightning can be quite impressive on their own, but when the two mix, the results are nothing short of epic. These images, tak...

Lava Flood Kills 4 In Indonesia

AP | Posted 02.26.2012 | World

TERNATE, Indonesia — Officials say mudflows streaming from a volcano in eastern Indonesia have killed four villagers and about 1,000 others have...

Volcano Erupts In Indonesia, Spews Ash Thousands Of Feet Into Air

AP | Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, spewing hot smoke and ash thousands of feet into the air. There were no immediate re...

Farmers Flee As Deadly Volcano Rumbles

AP | NASRULLAH ROA | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

By NASRULLAH ROA, Associated Press MOUNT TAMBORA, Indonesia -- Bold farmers in Indonesia routinely ignore orders to evacuate the slopes of live vol...

Indonesia Volcano Spews Ash In Biggest Eruption

AP | Posted 09.16.2011 | World

GRACEY WAKARI, Associated Press TOMOHON, Indonesia — A volatile volcano in central Indonesia unleashed its most powerful eruption yet Sunday, spe...

Volcano Forces Nearly 1,000 To Flee In Indonesia

AP | Posted 09.11.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP)-- Nearly 1,000 residents have fled two villages near an Indonesian volcano that has been erupting this week and has a history ...

Indonesian Volcano Alert Level Raised To Highest

AP | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Officials raised the alert for an Indonesian volcano with history of violent explosions to its highest level following a series ...

'Mud Volcano' To Erupt For Another 26 Years

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The deadly mud volcano, Lusi, in East Java, Indonesia doesn't look like it will ever stop. Or at least not for another 26 years. A new study rel...

What Obama Missed in Indonesia

Angilee Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Angilee Shah

In Indonesia, people of all faiths have the right to worship, but in practice they struggle with their feelings about minority religions and might even protest the existence of a house of worship.

Obama Finally Returns To Childhood Home, But Trip Likely To Be Cut Short

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — In the Muslim nation that was his boyhood home, President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that U.S. relations are still...

Obama vs. The Volcano

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABC News has learned that because of the dangerous clouds of ash spewing from an Indonesian volcano, 48 hours before Air Force One is due to touch dow...

Haunting Images Of Volcanic Ash-Covered Livestock And Homes From Indonesia

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A series of explosions from Mount Merapi have choked the air with volcanic ash in Indonesia, as the death toll continues to rise and disaster aid bare...

Volcano Unleashes BIGGEST Blast Yet

AP | SLAMET RIYADI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOUNT MERAPI, Indonesia — Thousands of villagers are returning to their homes on the slopes of Indonesia's most volatile volcano, taking advanta...

Indonesian Villagers Return To Volcano Homes Despite Grave Warnings

Associated Press | BINSAR BAKKARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

TANAH KARO, Indonesia -- Thousands of villagers returned to their homes along the ash-covered slopes of an Indonesian volcano that exploded after four...

WATCH: Indonesia Volcano Erupts, 4 Feared Dead

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One of Indonesia's most active volcanos erupted Friday, sending lava and a searing gas cloud tumbling down its slopes. At ...