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Barren island eruption update

Friday Jun 03, 2005 12:54 PM | BY: TOM PFEIFFER

An aerial shot shows a small lava fountain coming out from India's only active volcano on Barren Island, 135 km (84 miles) northeast of the large and populated tsunami-hit Andaman and Nicobar 's main town, Port Blair. Picture taken May 31, 2005. (Reuters - Handout)
An aerial shot shows a small lava fountain coming out from India's only active volcano on Barren Island, 135 km (84 miles) northeast of the large and populated tsunami-hit Andaman and Nicobar 's main town, Port Blair. Picture taken May 31, 2005. (Reuters - Handout)

After no observation was possible for some days due to heavy monsoon rains, it has been confirmed that the eruptino is continuing. Pilots from aircraft have observed small lava fountains and ash plumes. 

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