ARTICLES RELATING TO VOLCANOS

2 Indonesian volcanoes spew lava in new eruptions

2019-02-08 12:34

Two volcanoes in Indonesia have spewed fresh lava down their slopes, in the latest of several eruptions in less than two weeks.

Guatemala volcano eruption kills dozens

2018-06-04 07:39

At least 25 people have been killed after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted, belching ash and rock and forcing the airport to close, the country's disaster agency has said.

Guatemala volcano roars back to life

2015-10-08 10:24

A volcano near the Guatemalan capital has roared back to life, spewing ash high into the air, disaster safety officials say.

Undersea volcano rumbling off Grenada

2015-07-24 08:49

An active underwater volcano off Grenada's northern coast is rumbling and regional disaster authorities have been put on alert, though they say it poses no threat of triggering a destructive tsunami.

Volcano erupts on Japanese island, flights diverted

2015-05-29 07:40

A volcano has erupted on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima, blasting plumes of black smoke high into the sky.

Volcanic warning at Japanese hot springs resort

2015-05-05 09:45

Japan's meteorological agency has issued a warning to limit access to the popular hot springs resort of Hakone after a nearby volcano became active and began belching steaming gas.

Fire Volcano in Guatemala erupts, spewing rock and ash

2015-02-08 12:01

A national disaster preparedness official in Guatemala says the Volcano has exploded, spewing incandescent rock and ash that dusted surrounding communities.

National Guard arrives in Hawaii town threatened by lava

2014-10-31 13:09

National Guard troops have arrived in a Hawaii town threatened by a slow-moving river of molten lava, and have been greeted with cheers by residents of the Big Island community where they are to provide security.

Slow-moving lava creeps closer to Hawaii homes

2014-10-29 09:08

After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava is less than the length of a football field from homes in a Big Island community in Hawaii.

Japan volcano: 2 more dead bodies found

2014-10-07 12:45

Rescue workers have found two more bodies in the ash on a volcano in central Japan, where at least 12 hikers are still unaccounted for following an eruption known to have killed 51 others.

 

WATCH: Africa is slowly creating a new ocean

2018-07-20 08:30

Volcanic eruptions spewing red-hot magma & shifting tectonic plates mean our future maps of Africa will have a lot more blue on them.

Ecuador volcano spews giant ash column

2015-10-08 22:24

Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano, which began erupting in August after being dormant for 138 years, has coughed up a two-kilometre-high column of ash.

Volcano erupts in southern Japan

2015-09-14 12:30

Mount Aso, a volcano on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, has erupted, sending huge plumes of black and then white smoke 2 000m into the air.

Submerged volcanoes found off Sydney

2015-07-13 10:58

A cluster of submerged volcanoes has been discovered off Sydney, scientists say, with the potential to help unlock the secrets of the sea floor between Australia and New Zealand.

Philippine volcano ejects ash, but no violent eruption

2015-05-07 07:46

A Philippine volcano has spewed ash for the second time in less than a week but there are no signs of any imminent violent eruption, the country’s chief volcano expert says.

Chileans brace for volcano's impact on livestock, farming

2015-04-29 16:46

The eruption of Chile's Calbuco volcano threatens to cause widespread and lasting economic damage, turning cattle pastures barren and choking fish with volcanic ash in one of the world's top salmon-producing countries.

Volcanic eruption in Cape Verde destroys villages

2014-12-16 16:18

The biggest eruption of Cape Verde volcano Pico do Fogo in decades has destroyed two villages and threatens a forest reserve, officials say.

Red-hot lava nears Hawaii home, main road

2014-10-30 09:09

Rain has fallen on a red-hot river of lava, as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town.

Japan warns of increased volcano activity

2014-10-24 19:15

Japan has warned that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64km from a nuclear plant is showing signs of increased activity that could possibly lead to a small-scale eruption.

Fears over fresh eruption halt Japan volcano search

2014-09-30 09:49

Volcanic tremors and fears over a fresh eruption have forces rescuers with gas masks to halt operations to recover bodies from a Japanese mountain, 72 hours after its eruption.

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