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#Volcano

# volcano - Friday 5 August, 2022

Noxious gases from erupting Icelandic volcano threaten nearby village
# Sulphur Dioxide
# Sulphur Dioxide

Noxious gases from erupting Icelandic volcano threaten nearby village

Fri 4:28 PM 8,723 Views 2 Comments

The pollution could reach the capital Reykjavik, 40 kilometres from the volcano, by tomorrow.

# volcano - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Deja vu as new Iceland volcano erupts near capital
# Eruption
# Eruption

Deja vu as new Iceland volcano erupts near capital

Aug 3rd 2022, 3:31 PM 24,849 Views 13 Comments

The activity may have been caused by a magnitude 5.47 earthquake on Sunday which moved the surrounding land 16 cm northwest.

# volcano - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Residents ordered to evacuate after Japanese volcano erupts
# Japan
# Japan

Residents ordered to evacuate after Japanese volcano erupts

Jul 24th 2022, 7:40 PM 28,491 Views 2 Comments

There were no immediate reports of injuries after Sakurajima erupted on the southern island of Kyushu.

# volcano - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Tonga’s internet finally restored five weeks after volcanic eruption and tsunami
# Volcano
# Volcano

Tonga’s internet finally restored five weeks after volcanic eruption and tsunami

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:19 AM 8,434 Views 6 Comments

Around 90km of cable had to be replaced after it was damaged.

# volcano - Thursday 20 January, 2022

First foreign aid flights arrive in Tonga after huge volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

First foreign aid flights arrive in Tonga after huge volcanic eruption

Jan 20th 2022, 8:00 AM 9,658 Views 3 Comments

Both New Zealand and Australia have sent military transport planes.

# volcano - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Tonga undersea cable needs 'at least' four weeks to repair following volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

Tonga undersea cable needs 'at least' four weeks to repair following volcanic eruption

Jan 19th 2022, 7:41 AM 15,681 Views 1 Comment

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted 30 kilometres into the air on Saturday.

# volcano - Monday 17 January, 2022

First death confirmed in Tonga volcano blast as nation remains cut off
# Volcano
# Volcano

First death confirmed in Tonga volcano blast as nation remains cut off

Updated Jan 17th 2022, 9:54 PM 43,433 Views 10 Comments

It is two days since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano exploded, cloaking Tonga in a film of ash.

# volcano - Sunday 16 January, 2022

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

Jan 16th 2022, 8:49 AM 17,966 Views 2 Comments

It sent tsunami waves crashing across the shore in Tonga and people rushing to higher ground.

# volcano - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption
# Tonga
# Tonga

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

Jan 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 28,895 Views 24 Comments

There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage.

# volcano - Saturday 25 December, 2021

Eruption of Spanish island volcano declared over after starting in September
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Eruption of Spanish island volcano declared over after starting in September

Dec 25th 2021, 5:21 PM 35,148 Views 6 Comments

Fiery molten rock flowing down toward the sea destroyed around 3,000 buildings.

# volcano - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Indonesia volcano eruption death toll rises to 34
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Indonesia volcano eruption death toll rises to 34

Dec 7th 2021, 9:49 AM 6,859 Views 3 Comments

On Saturday, Mount Semeru ejected volcanic ash high into the sky and rained hot mud on villages.

# volcano - Monday 6 December, 2021

Rescue efforts continue after deadly Indonesian volcanic eruption
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Rescue efforts continue after deadly Indonesian volcanic eruption

Dec 6th 2021, 10:43 AM 8,576 Views 0 Comments

At least 27 people are still missing after Mount Semeru erupted following heavy rain in the Lumajang district of East Java.

# volcano - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Death toll rises to 13 after eruption of Indonesia volcano
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Death toll rises to 13 after eruption of Indonesia volcano

Dec 5th 2021, 7:43 AM 17,612 Views 3 Comments

The Mount Semeru volcano erupted yesterday.

# volcano - Saturday 4 December, 2021

Thousands flee as Mount Semeru volcano erupts in Indonesia
# Volcano
# Volcano

Thousands flee as Mount Semeru volcano erupts in Indonesia

Dec 4th 2021, 1:21 PM 16,014 Views 7 Comments

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

# volcano - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Flights cancelled and schools shut after latest volcanic eruption on La Palma
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Flights cancelled and schools shut after latest volcanic eruption on La Palma

Nov 3rd 2021, 2:32 PM 20,421 Views 4 Comments

Authorities on the Spanish island told inhabitants to stay indoors as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continued to erupt.

# volcano - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage

Oct 23rd 2021, 5:30 PM 18,365 Views 3 Comments

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government would pass new measures this week to help millions of euros in aid reach those in need.

# volcano - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

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

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

Oct 20th 2021, 7:44 AM 11,619 Views 10 Comments

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

# volcano - Sunday 17 October, 2021

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

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating

Oct 17th 2021, 2:00 PM 20,072 Views 4 Comments

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

# volcano - Monday 11 October, 2021

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement plant
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement plant

Oct 11th 2021, 8:30 PM 24,865 Views 2 Comments

La Cumbre Vieja volcano began erupting on 19 September.

# volcano - Sunday 10 October, 2021

La Palma volcanic eruption going strong after three weeks
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

La Palma volcanic eruption going strong after three weeks

Oct 10th 2021, 5:46 PM 19,475 Views 12 Comments

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

# volcano - Thursday 7 October, 2021

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

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

Oct 7th 2021, 2:43 PM 8,436 Views 0 Comments

The volcano has been erupting for almost three weeks.

# volcano - Friday 1 October, 2021

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

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

Oct 1st 2021, 6:30 PM 20,920 Views 6 Comments

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

# volcano - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 29th 2021, 10:41 PM 17,276 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
# Spain
# Spain

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

Sep 29th 2021, 11:53 AM 21,223 Views 6 Comments

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

# volcano - Monday 27 September, 2021

Spanish volcano enters ‘lower activity’ phase
# Still Going
# Still Going

Spanish volcano enters ‘lower activity’ phase

Sep 27th 2021, 1:36 PM 8,128 Views 2 Comments

The volcano on La Palma erupted on 19 September .

# volcano - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Flights cancelled over volcanic ash cloud over La Palma

Sep 25th 2021, 12:21 PM 32,958 Views 5 Comments

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

# volcano - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

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

Earthquakes and lava threaten La Palma in Canary Islands

Sep 21st 2021, 2:55 PM 31,446 Views 13 Comments

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

# volcano - Monday 20 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 20th 2021, 10:03 AM 41,608 Views 11 Comments

Some 20 isolated houses have been destroyed.

# volcano - Thursday 12 August, 2021

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

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

Aug 12th 2021, 8:12 AM 12,716 Views 4 Comments

Eight people were rescued out of 16 passengers.

# volcano - Saturday 29 May, 2021

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

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

Updated May 29th 2021, 2:17 PM 16,655 Views 4 Comments

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

# volcano - Monday 24 May, 2021

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

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

Updated May 24th 2021, 3:16 PM 17,957 Views 5 Comments

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

# volcano - Sunday 23 May, 2021

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

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

May 23rd 2021, 12:33 PM 15,998 Views 2 Comments

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

# volcano - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Iceland volcano erupts after laying dormant for 6,000 years
# Reykjanes Peninsula
# Reykjanes Peninsula

Iceland volcano erupts after laying dormant for 6,000 years

Mar 20th 2021, 7:40 AM 62,462 Views 34 Comments

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

# volcano - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:21 AM 12,010 Views 4 Comments

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

# volcano - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Highest volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spews hot clouds
# Mount Semeru
# Mount Semeru

Highest volcano on Indonesia’s Java island spews hot clouds

Jan 16th 2021, 5:41 PM 23,660 Views 16 Comments

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

# volcano - Saturday 21 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 21st 2020, 6:35 PM 47,880 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.

# volcano - Sunday 21 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 21st 2020, 3:01 PM 18,122 Views 8 Comments

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

# volcano - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:07 AM 13,006 Views 11 Comments

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

# volcano - Sunday 12 January, 2020

'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky
# Pacific Ring Of Fire
# Pacific Ring Of Fire

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

Jan 12th 2020, 6:50 PM 29,025 Views 22 Comments

Thousands of people living near Taal volcano have been evacuated.

# volcano - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 24th 2019, 9:09 AM 10,155 Views 0 Comments

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

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