Sunday, October 08, 2006

Rabaul Volcano Eruption, October 2006

Sunday 8th October 2006 Update.
Low level activity continues at Rabaul volcano after a large eruption yesterday. Winds have dispersed ash 800 km from eruption site. Lava flows from Tavurvur cone have reached the sea. House windows in Rabaul were shattered by the eruption. There are no reported injuries, and many residents have evacuated from the town and surrounding areas.
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