Papua New Guinea volcano erupts, forcing villagers to flee

A volcano eruption on Manam Is last year. Picture: RADIO NZ

RABAUL, 27 AUGUST 2018 (REUTERS) — An island volcano on the north coast of Papua New Guinea erupted early on Saturday, forcing 2,000 villagers to flee from lava flows, the National Disaster Centre said. Manam Island, just 10 km (6 miles) wide, is one of the Pacific nation’s most active volcanoes and is home to […]

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