Eruption of Indonesian Volcano Sparks Travel Chaos

July 10, 2015 5:15 AM

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A volcanic eruption on Indonesia's main island of Java has sparked chaos for holidaymakers as international airlines cancel flights to the resort island of Bali.

Mount Raung in East Java province, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) from Bali's international airport, blasted ash and debris 3,800 meters (12,460 feet) into the air Friday. Authorities have closed five Indonesian airports due to the risks posed by volcanic ash.

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