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Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century
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Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts for second time this century

Oct 20th 2021, 7:44 AM 11,520 Views 10 Comments

The volcano sits on the so-called Pacific “Ring of Fire” where many of the planet’s eruptions are recorded.

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating
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Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating

Oct 17th 2021, 2:00 PM 20,009 Views 4 Comments

More than 1,800 buildings, mostly homes, have already been destroyed on the Canary Island.

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement plant
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Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement plant

Oct 11th 2021, 8:30 PM 24,798 Views 2 Comments

La Cumbre Vieja volcano began erupting on 19 September.

La Palma volcanic eruption going strong after three weeks
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La Palma volcanic eruption going strong after three weeks

Oct 10th 2021, 5:46 PM 19,431 Views 12 Comments

Some 6,000 residents were evacuated after the initial eruption on the Canary Island last month.

Canary Island's La Palma airport shuts again due to ashfall from volcano
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Canary Island's La Palma airport shuts again due to ashfall from volcano

Oct 7th 2021, 2:43 PM 8,407 Views 0 Comments

The volcano has been erupting for almost three weeks.

New lava flow spews from La Palma volcano after weeks of eruptions
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New lava flow spews from La Palma volcano after weeks of eruptions

Oct 1st 2021, 6:30 PM 20,802 Views 6 Comments

A huge magma shelf has continued to build on the Atlantic Ocean.

Flights to La Palma in Canary Islands resume as volcanic lava reaches sea
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Flights to La Palma in Canary Islands resume as volcanic lava reaches sea

Sep 29th 2021, 10:41 PM 17,243 Views 5 Comments

The dramatic eruption which began 10 days ago, has forced thousands out of their homes.

Lava from La Palma volcano reaches sea after 10-day journey across island
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Lava from La Palma volcano reaches sea after 10-day journey across island

Sep 29th 2021, 11:53 AM 21,181 Views 6 Comments

Columns of steam that experts had warned could contain toxic gases shot upward when the molten rock tumbled into the Atlantic.

Spanish volcano enters ‘lower activity’ phase
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Spanish volcano enters ‘lower activity’ phase

Sep 27th 2021, 1:36 PM 8,117 Views 2 Comments

The volcano on La Palma erupted on 19 September .

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma
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Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma

Sep 25th 2021, 12:21 PM 32,931 Views 5 Comments

A volcano has been erupting on the Canary Island over the past week.

Earthquakes and lava threaten La Palma in Canary Islands
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Earthquakes and lava threaten La Palma in Canary Islands

Sep 21st 2021, 2:55 PM 31,348 Views 13 Comments

La Palma, with a population of some 85,000 people, has been hit by several earthquakes.

Lava flows destroy houses in Canary Islands as people block roads to get view of eruption
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Lava flows destroy houses in Canary Islands as people block roads to get view of eruption

Sep 20th 2021, 10:03 AM 41,568 Views 11 Comments

Some 20 isolated houses have been destroyed.

Eight feared dead as tourist helicopter crashes into lake in Russia's far east
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Eight feared dead as tourist helicopter crashes into lake in Russia's far east

Aug 12th 2021, 8:12 AM 12,706 Views 4 Comments

Eight people were rescued out of 16 passengers.

The Congolese Government has rubbished reports of a second volcanic eruption in the country
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The Congolese Government has rubbished reports of a second volcanic eruption in the country

Updated May 29th 2021, 2:17 PM 16,637 Views 4 Comments

The latest incident comes just a week after Mount Nyiragongo devastated the area prompting an evacuation of the city.

20 people found dead in Congo after Africa's most active volcano erupts
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20 people found dead in Congo after Africa's most active volcano erupts

Updated May 24th 2021, 3:16 PM 17,944 Views 5 Comments

More than 170 children are still feared missing after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on Saturday night.

City 'spared' as river of lava from DR Congo volcano halts
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City 'spared' as river of lava from DR Congo volcano halts

May 23rd 2021, 12:33 PM 15,960 Views 2 Comments

Mount Nyiragongo erupted last night for the first time since 2002.

Iceland volcano erupts after laying dormant for 6,000 years
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Iceland volcano erupts after laying dormant for 6,000 years

Mar 20th 2021, 7:40 AM 62,270 Views 34 Comments

The glow from the lava could be seen about 20 miles away from the outskirts of Reykjavik.

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia spews columns of ash thousands of metres into the sky
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Volcanic eruption in Indonesia spews columns of ash thousands of metres into the sky

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:21 AM 11,990 Views 4 Comments

No evacuation orders have been issued, but locals are taking no chances.

Highest volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spews hot clouds
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Highest volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spews hot clouds

Jan 16th 2021, 5:41 PM 23,625 Views 16 Comments

Locals have been told to be vigilant for signs of danger.

Remains of ‘man and his slave’ fleeing Vesuvius eruption unearthed at Pompeii
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Remains of ‘man and his slave’ fleeing Vesuvius eruption unearthed at Pompeii

Nov 21st 2020, 6:35 PM 47,743 Views 14 Comments

The partial skeletons were found during excavation of a villa on the outskirts of the ancient Roman city that was destroyed in 79AD.

Indonesia’s most active volcano spews ash and hot gas 6km into the sky
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Indonesia’s most active volcano spews ash and hot gas 6km into the sky

Jun 21st 2020, 3:01 PM 18,111 Views 8 Comments

Several villages on the main island of Java were blanketed by clouds of ash from Mount Merapi today.

Indonesia's most active volcano spews massive ash cloud 6,000m into the air
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Indonesia's most active volcano spews massive ash cloud 6,000m into the air

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:07 AM 12,996 Views 11 Comments

Ash mixed with sand rained down on towns as far as 10km away.

'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky
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'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky

Jan 12th 2020, 6:50 PM 29,011 Views 22 Comments

Thousands of people living near Taal volcano have been evacuated.

New Zealand police call off search for two people missing after volcanic eruption
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New Zealand police call off search for two people missing after volcanic eruption

Dec 24th 2019, 9:09 AM 10,146 Views 0 Comments

Authorities have recovered the bodies of 16 of the 18 people killed in the blast.

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption increases to 19
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Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption increases to 19

Dec 23rd 2019, 9:22 AM 9,469 Views 0 Comments

Two of the victims’ bodies have not been recovered and authorities believe they were washed out to sea.

New Zealand names two people still missing after volcano eruption
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New Zealand names two people still missing after volcano eruption

Dec 17th 2019, 8:35 AM 11,598 Views 1 Comment

Harsh conditions today forced an abandonment of the search for a second straight day.

New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption
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New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption

Dec 13th 2019, 8:19 AM 14,675 Views 4 Comments

Volcanic gases are still venting from the crater, and scientists have said another eruption is possible.

Bodies set to be recovered from New Zealand volcano site tomorrow despite risk of eruption
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Bodies set to be recovered from New Zealand volcano site tomorrow despite risk of eruption

Dec 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 7,327 Views 0 Comments

Continuing volcanic activity since Monday’s eruption has prevented rescue services going to the island.

Death toll rises to 8 in New Zealand volcano disaster
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Death toll rises to 8 in New Zealand volcano disaster

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 9:42 PM 18,127 Views 6 Comments

Monitoring agency GeoNet said further eruptions on White Island were ‘likely’.

Irish woman included on list of survivors in New Zealand volcanic eruption
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Irish woman included on list of survivors in New Zealand volcanic eruption

Dec 10th 2019, 3:05 PM 32,598 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it was aware of the case.

New Zealand police launch investigation into volcano tragedy
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New Zealand police launch investigation into volcano tragedy

Dec 10th 2019, 6:52 AM 21,094 Views 6 Comments

Questions have emerged over why tour groups were allowed into the volcano zone.

'No signs of life': Five killed and eight people missing after New Zealand volcano erupts on island
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'No signs of life': Five killed and eight people missing after New Zealand volcano erupts on island

Updated Dec 9th 2019, 6:45 PM 48,414 Views 19 Comments

A total of 31 people are still in hospital and another three have been discharged.

Hiker killed as footage captures dramatic eruption of Italian island volcano
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Hiker killed as footage captures dramatic eruption of Italian island volcano

Jul 3rd 2019, 10:06 PM 34,405 Views 9 Comments

The volcano is known to be active but today there were two particularly powerful explosions.

Flights redirected as Indonesia hikes alert level for volcano that sparked tsunami
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Flights redirected as Indonesia hikes alert level for volcano that sparked tsunami

Dec 27th 2018, 8:39 AM 7,330 Views 4 Comments

A spokesperson for the national disaster agency said there is a danger of more eruptions.

Four injured in Sicily earthquake following Mount Etna eruption
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Four injured in Sicily earthquake following Mount Etna eruption

Dec 26th 2018, 10:21 AM 13,311 Views 0 Comments

The volcano, which is the most active in Europe, erupted on Monday.

Mount Etna, the biggest active volcano in Europe, has erupted (but it's not believed to be dangerous)
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Mount Etna, the biggest active volcano in Europe, has erupted (but it's not believed to be dangerous)

Dec 24th 2018, 4:45 PM 48,501 Views 12 Comments

More than 130 seismic shocks were recorded around the volcano afterwards.

One of Mexico's most active volcanoes has unleashed two enormous eruptions
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One of Mexico's most active volcanoes has unleashed two enormous eruptions

Dec 17th 2018, 12:45 PM 30,373 Views 16 Comments

The Popocatépetl volcano sent an enormous pillar of ash and smoke two kilometers into the air.

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire
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Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

Nov 19th 2018, 8:40 AM 9,715 Views 6 Comments

The 3,763-metre volcano is one of the most active in Central America.

‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’
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‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’

Sep 23rd 2018, 10:00 AM 34,060 Views 8 Comments

Neil Walsh recalls the unlikely series of events that led to an incredible opportunity.

At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala
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At least 75 killed and 200 missing after volcano erupts in Guatemala

Jun 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 6,169 Views 0 Comments

Authorities said more than 1.7 million people had been affected by the disaster.

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