Indonesia: Eruptions at 3 volcanoes disrupt flights

Jakarta, Aug 3: Eruptions at three volcanoes in Indonesia have darkened skies in parts of the archipelago and disrupted some flights.

Mount Rinjani on Lombok island near Bali, the Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island and Mount Gamalama in the Moluccas chain of islands have all erupted in the past couple of days.


No one has been injured but flights at two airports have been disrupted.

Sultan Babullah airport in Ternate, the capital of North Maluku province, was closed today and Lombok's international airport was closed for several hours on Tuesday (Aug 2).


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