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#Volcano

# volcano - Sunday 21 June, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

# volcano - Monday 23 December, 2019

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption increases to 19

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

# volcano - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

New Zealand names two people still missing after volcano eruption

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

# volcano - Friday 13 December, 2019

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

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

# volcano - Thursday 12 December, 2019

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

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

# volcano - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Death toll rises to 8 in New Zealand volcano disaster

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

# volcano - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

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

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

New Zealand police launch investigation into volcano tragedy

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

# volcano - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

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

# volcano - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Hiker killed as footage captures dramatic eruption of Italian island volcano

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

# volcano - Thursday 27 December, 2018

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

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

# volcano - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Four injured in Sicily earthquake following Mount Etna eruption

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

# volcano - Monday 24 December, 2018

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

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

# volcano - Monday 17 December, 2018

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

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

# volcano - Monday 19 November, 2018

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

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

# volcano - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From The42 ‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’ Dream Ticket This post contains videos

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

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

# volcano - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

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

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

# volcano - Monday 4 June, 2018

Children among 25 people killed after Guatemala volcano erupts

Search efforts for those who are missing were suspended last night due to dangerous conditions.

# volcano - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Helicopters deployed to rescue Hawaii residents from fast moving lava

Lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano isolated a cluster of homes last night.

# volcano - Monday 7 May, 2018

PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes

Over 1500 residents have been ordered to evacuate the surrounding areas as some lose their homes.

# volcano - Friday 4 May, 2018

Emergency declared in Hawaii after volcanic eruption

Fire authorities were detecting “extremely high levels of dangerous sulfur dioxide gas” in the area affected.

# volcano - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years

The eruption occurred a few kilometres away from Shinmoedake, which featured in the 1967 James Bond film “You Only Live Twice” .

# volcano - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Over 56,000 people forced to flee as major volcanic eruption continues in the Philippines

The Mayon volcano began erupting two weeks ago.

# volcano - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Japan: Soldier killed and skiers stranded after volcano eruption causes avalanche

A total of 78 people were stranded at a gondola station at the top of a mountain.

# volcano - Monday 27 November, 2017

Bali volcano alert: Government advising Irish citizens as thousands flee homes

Mount Agung has been spewing ash for a number of days.

# volcano - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Disruptions to international flights after Bali volcano erupts for second time this week

Mount Agung spewed smoke and ash as high as 4,000 feet this morning.

# volcano - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Usually more famous for its tourist draw, Bali's rumbling volcano has people fleeing

Mt. Agung hasn’t erupted in more than 50 years.

# volcano - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Entire population of Vanuatu island moved to safety as volcano threatens major eruption

It’s not clear when – or even if – the volcano will erupt.

# volcano - Monday 25 September, 2017

Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcano eruption

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.

# volcano - Friday 22 September, 2017

Thousands evacuate Bali as smoke spews from volcano for first time in 50 years

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.

# volcano - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Parents and 11-year-old child die after falling into shallow volcano crater

“They crossed the security barriers and fell into the hole.”

# volcano - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event

The event that took place 56 million years ago has been investigated by researchers at the University of California.

# volcano - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

This stunning moment won the top prize for the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

It captured the erupting Volcán de Colima in Mexico.

# volcano - Monday 3 July, 2017

Eight rescuers killed during volcano search and rescue mission

Five people were injured following the eruption.

# volcano - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Iceland's volcano eruption could reveal aerosols' climate change effect

The Icelandic volcano Holuhraun, which erupted in 2014, did not increase the amount of water in the clouds.

# volcano - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From The42 ‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’ Inspiration This post contains videos

‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’

Fiona McGinley chats to The42 about recovering from a 2012 accident to compete in The Race.

# volcano - Monday 14 September, 2015

Tourists warned to stay away after Japan's biggest volcano blows its top Eruption This post contains videos

Tourists warned to stay away after Japan's biggest volcano blows its top

Ash has been spewed for thousands of metres above Mount Anso.

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