Papua Neu Guinea Vulkanausbruch infographic
Graphic zeigt die Lage des Vulkans.
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Vulkanausbruch in Papua Neu Guuinea

November 21, 2023 - Einige Bewohner der einsamen Papua Neu Guinea Insel bereiten sich schon auf Evakuierug vor, sie sind in der Nähe eines Vulkanausbruchs. Der Vulkan hat eine Aschenwolke ausgestossen, Flüge mussten storniert werden.

Teams had been sent to the Mount Ulawun area on New Britain island to coordinate an evacuation after it began erupting on Monday, state broadcaster NBC PNG reported senior disaster management official Clement Bailey as saying.

Flights from the island's Hoskins airport had been cancelled, the broadcaster said, adding that the volcano was still erupting.

Papua New Guinea is on the Pacific Ring of Fire, a horse-shoe shaped band of volcanoes and fault lines circling the edges of the Pacific Ocean, Reuters said.

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PUBLISHED: 21/11/2023; STORY: Graphic News
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