JAKARTA, January 29. Tengger Caldera volcano eruption on the Indonesian island of Java disrupted air traffic over this most populous island in the world. According to ITAR-TASS, as a result of canceled dozens of international flights that connect the resort island of Bali to other corners of the world.
Thus, according to Australian airlines Jetstar and Virgin Blue, about 4.5 thousand passengers stranded at airports two countries.
As the representative of the Ministry of Transport of Indonesia Bambang Erwan, ash emissions hit airspace within 200 nautical miles from the epicenter of the 2329-meter-high volcano.
However, the reports of the destruction and casualties were reported.
Earlier, for the same reason in Japan had to close the main runway of the airport of Miyazaki, which was covered with ashes. As a result, canceled more than 50 flights.
As reported by "Rosbalt", the dense ash emissions prevented movement on the railway line in the area of the eruption. Destroyed crops of vegetables on the area of 7 hectares. Ash emissions were observed in the 12 localities in the south of the island of Kyushu.
Note that Simmoe volcano on the border of Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu woke January 19 for the first time in the last 52 years.