ARTICLES RELATING TO VOLCANOES

In the event of a killer asteroid, volcanic apocalypse, or nuclear holocaust, mushrooms could save humanity from extinction

2019-09-17 13:03

Human survivors of an apocalyptic catastrophe could start a new food system with mushrooms. The other food options might not be as appetizing.

SEE: Volcano in southern Japan erupts

2019-01-17 09:37

A small island volcano in southern Japan has erupted, blasting rocks and ashes into the air but causing no damage or injuries

Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height

2018-12-29 15:52

The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves.

Ash from Alaska volcano prompts aviation warning

2018-11-22 07:43

An active Alaska volcano is ramping up, spewing ash emissions nearly 5km into the air.

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

2018-07-17 06:48

Hawaii officials say an explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring 23 people

Satellite photos show Hawaii's Kilauea volcano filling an entire ocean bay with a river of hot lava

2018-06-07 13:57

A huge river of lava from the ongoing Kilauea volcano eruption on the Big Island of Hawaii wiped out a neighbourhood and filled Kapoho Bay on Tuesday. Before-and-after satellite images released on Wednesday show the scale of the destruction.

Toll rises in Guatemala volcano as more bodies recovered

2018-06-05 08:24

Rescue workers pulled more bodies Monday from under the dust and rubble left by an explosive eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano, bringing the death toll to at least 69.

Fearless Philippine farmers defy volcano anger

2018-01-29 22:20

As blistering lava spews from the seething volcano nearby, Philippine farmer Jay Balindang leads his buffalo through the ash-strewn paddy fields of the no-go zone, creeping closer to danger in a desperate bid to support his family.

Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40 000 people flee

2018-01-23 11:32

The Philippines' most active volcano has continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40 000 villagers to shelter in evacuation centres.

12 000 flee as Philippines warns of volcano eruption

2018-01-15 08:17

The crater of a rumbling Philippine volcano has been glowing bright red, with vulcanologists warning it could erupt within days, sending thousands fleeing from their homes.

 

Lava, gas flowing out Indonesia volcano sends people fleeing

2019-02-05 11:42

An eruption of one of Indonesia's most active volcanoes has sent lava and searing gas clouds out the crater and made villagers leave the slopes.

Bali volcano shoots new burst of ash; flights unaffected

2018-12-30 16:18

A volcano on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali has shot a new burst of hot ash into the air, in the latest of the country's several eruptions within a week.

Indonesia's Soputan volcano erupts, ejecting thick ash

2018-12-16 17:13

A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, ejecting columns of thick ash as high as 7 500m into the sky.

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake

2018-10-03 09:00

A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia and authorities have warned planes about volcanic ash in the air.

WATCH: Top 10 most dangerous volcanic eruptions caught on camera

2018-07-11 12:01

These volcanic eruptions had a huge impact on human life.

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WATCH: Volcano eruption claims more than 60 lives in Guatemala

The active Fuego volcano in Guatemala has claimed 69 lives since it erupted. While bodies are still being recovered, thousands have evacuated their homes to avoid super-hot mudslides. Watch.

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Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

2018-02-20 08:51

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5 000m into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes.

16 skiers hurt by flying rocks, avalanche on Japan volcano

2018-01-23 22:57

At least 16 people skiing on the slopes of a volcano in central Japan have been injured by flying rocks during a surprise eruption and a subsequent avalanche, and one person later died.

Volcano eruption sparks avalanche near ski resort in Japan, killing soldier

2018-01-23 09:01

A Japanese soldier has been killed after a volcano erupted sparking an avalanche near a popular ski resort north of Tokyo, the defence ministry has said.

Hundreds evacuated as Papua New Guinea 'dormant' volcano erupts

2018-01-07 13:09

Some 600 residents on a tiny island off Papua New Guinea have been evacuated after a volcano previously believed to be dormant erupted and spewed a 'continuous plume' of ash, officials and reports have said.

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