Erupção de vulcão na Papua Nova Guiné
November 21, 2023 - Alguns habitantes de uma ilha remota da Papua Nova Guiné preparam-se para evacuar depois de um vulcão lançar uma nuvem de cinzas para o céu, obrigando ao cancelamento de alguns voos.
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.