Thirty hikers are feared to have died near the peak of Mount Ontake in Japan, following a volcanic eruption on Saturday.
Iceland’s authorities have raised its aviation warning level to red following a new eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano.
Authorities in Iceland have begun to evacuate an area surrounding the Bardarbunga Volcano as fears grow it could erupt. The area, which is more than 190 miles from the capital Reykjavik, has no permanent residents but sits within a national park popular with tourists.
Hundreds of passengers are facing travel disruption after a volcanic eruption in Indonesia sent ash clouds over the region, forcing airlines to cancel flights to and from Northern Australia.
Air New Zealand has been forced to cancel flights following a volcanic eruption on the North Island. Mount Tongaririo erupted earlier, spewing a cloud of ash into the atmosphere and making flying unsafe.
Mount Lokon in Indonesia erupted yesterday after nearly a week of activity which has resulted in thousands of local residents being evacuated.
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