Fears a Bali volcano is about to erupt

Steadily increasing seismic activity around the active volcano Mount Agung on the beautiful island of Bali in Indonesia has prompted the large-scale evacuation of nearly 50, 000 people from a designated danger zone. Fears that the volcano will erupt have been brewing since volcanic tremors began in August but in the past few days they have…

We cannot overrate the value of early warning systems

It may have proven to be a false alarm, but the residents of eastern coastal areas of the UK should be very grateful that the local authorities took such a comprehensive and proactive approach to the very real threat of coastal flooding that faced these areas on Friday (13th Jan). Given the heavy rains and strong winds…