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Philippine authorities ordered a crackdown Monday on evacuees' daily visits to their homes in the danger zone around Taal volcano as scientists warned it could be "recharging" for a more powerful explosion.
Chino and Kat Vaflor's photographer captured images of the Taal volcano spewing ash into the sky as the couple celebrated their wedding.
Police in December called off a search for two missing people presumed dead after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted.
No one was injured by the Popocatépetl explosion.
Official death toll up to eight with eight missing presumed dead and more survivors suffering severe burns.
More than 20 people are in a critical condition with burns and other wounds from the sudden eruption of the White Island volcano on Monday.
Tales of heroism, devastation and horrifying injuries emerged Tuesday after New Zealand's smouldering White Island volcano exploded, killing an estimated 13 people.
New Zealand police said at least one person was killed and more fatalities were likely, after an island volcano popular with tourists erupted leaving dozens stranded.
Mount Agung's eruption caused some flight cancellations but no reported casualties as it spread lava and rocks over about two miles nearby.
Living in the shadow of active volcanos means a constant need to keep the public informed and aware.
Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive response to the country's persistent problems of pollution and frequent natural disasters.
Taal volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned on Tuesday, leaving tens of thousands in limbo after they fled their homes fearing a massive eruption.
The death toll from the White Island volcano eruption in New Zealand has risen to 20, following another death more than a month after the tragedy, police said on Monday.
New Zealand police said that two people remain missing and are presumed dead after one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes erupted earlier this month.
An international effort is underway to save badly burned survivors of New Zealand's White Island volcano eruption, with the US tapped to provide 1.2 million square centimetres of skin and a dozen victims being flown to Australia for specialist care.
The smouldering New Zealand volcano that killed at least six people is still too dangerous for emergency teams to recover bodies from, police said Wednesday, warning that many tourists who escaped the island were so badly burned they were not yet out
Volcano popular with tourists erupts in northern New Zealand leaving at least five dead and 10 trapped.
The Raikoke volcano in the Pacific erupted after being dormant for 95 years. The ash plume was so large that satellites could see it from space.
There are around 1500 active volcanoes on planet Earth. And any volcanic eruption can cause huge amounts of damage, destruction and devastation.
In the light of recent volcano activity in Hawaii and Guatemala, we look back at the devastating effects of the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history.
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