Lava lake visible atop Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

2016-09-12 17:27

The USGS says a lake of lava has come into view atop Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, and a burst of seismic activity has shaken the summit in recent days.

Nicaragua volcano belches ash

2015-12-01 20:13

A large volcano in western Nicaragua, Momotombo, is belching ash and gas up to a kilometer in the sky, sparking fears that the giant could be waking.

Volcano leaves tourists stranded at Indonesia airports

2015-11-04 22:50

Thousands of tourists are stranded on three Indonesian islands after ash from the Mount Rinjani volcano forced the closure of three airports, and blanketed villages and farmlands.

Dog rescued after it falls into a crack at Volcanoes National Park

2015-10-07 11:24

A family has been reunited with their dog after a rescue team removed the Labrador retriever who was trapped in a crack in the earth at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Highly active volcano erupts on Reunion amid media frenzy

2015-08-01 18:12

Highly active volcano erupts on Reunion amid media frenzy over missing Malaysian jet

3 Indonesian airports closed due to volcanoes

2015-07-16 15:53

At least 3 Indonesian airports are closed due to eruptions of the Raung and Gamalama volcanoes.

Guatemala issues volcano warning

2015-07-01 22:01

Guatemalan authorities have issued a danger warning in response to intensifying activity in the country's Fuego Volcano.

Precarious existence in shadow of Indonesian volcano

2015-06-21 13:41

When Indonesian farmer Elfi Dalimunthe fled to safety last week as a volcano hurled hot ash and rocks across the sky, it marked the third time she was forced to abandon her home in recent years.

Indonesia volcano at high alert level unleashes fresh burst

2015-06-10 10:59

A volcano in western Indonesia that has been spewing clouds of searing gas high into the air let out a new powerful burst.

Indonesia orders evacuation as volcano rumbles

2015-06-03 20:29

More than 6 000 residents living near the Mount Sinabung volcano on Indonesia's Sumatra island have been told to evacuate.


Philippine volcano spews ash, fiery debris

2016-03-30 19:01

A Philippines volcano spewed ash and fiery debris overnight, triggering a small bushfire on its slope and a warning advisory.

Ecuador: Volcanic ash falls on dozens of towns

2015-11-20 08:56

Volcano monitors say about a dozen farming villages have been dusted with ash due to bursts from Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano.

Britain, Iceland to revive volcano power project

2015-10-29 15:26

Iceland’s volcanoes could heat British homes within 10 years via the world’s longest subsea power cable under plans to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron.

Ecuador villages evacuated as Cotopaxi rumbles

2015-08-15 22:32

Several villages in Ecuador have been evacuated after the Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life, angrily spewing ash into the sky and threatening nearby residents.

Volcanic ash forces airport closures in Colombia

2015-07-26 22:35

Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano has erupted in an ash cloud prompting authorities to temporarily close two airports in the area.

Thousands stranded as Indonesian volcano closes airports

2015-07-10 08:20

Ash drifting from an Indonesian volcano has closed five airports, including the one on the holiday island of Bali, causing about 250 flights to be cancelled and stranding thousands of holidaymakers.

Drilling caused Indonesia mud volcano - study

2015-06-29 20:59

Geologists have reignited the debate about whether to blame nature or humans for the devastating eruption nine years ago of an Indonesian mud volcano.

Indonesia evacuates more near Mount Sinabung

2015-06-15 16:35

Authorities in western Indonesia are evacuating more villagers living near a volcano that's been rumbling for weeks.

3 000 evacuated as Indonesia upgrades volcano alert

2015-06-04 12:15

Nearly 3000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by a volcano on Sumatra to the highest possible level.

Pink iguanas on Galapagos untouched by volcano's lava

2015-05-29 12:28

The world's only colony of pink iguanas has been spared by lava flowing from Wolf volcano on the Galapagos Island archipelago, the Galapagos National Park confirmed on Thursday.

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