Friday, August 29, 2014

Trouble In Paradise: Mount Tavurvur Erupts

While waiting for Bárðarbunga to declare its intentions.

From The Independent:
This is not Iceland.
Some international flights were diverted and several communities evacuated in the early hours of Friday morning after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.

Mount Tavurvur, on East New Britain Island, erupted hours before dawn, sending plumes of smoke and ash high above the nation and forcing local communities to evacuate....MORE