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#Volcano

# 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 62,063 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 11,980 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 23,621 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 47,695 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 18,104 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 12,992 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 29,004 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 10,141 Views 0 Comments

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
# White Island
# White Island

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption increases to 19

Dec 23rd 2019, 9:22 AM 9,467 Views 0 Comments

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
# White Island
# White Island

New Zealand names two people still missing after volcano eruption

Dec 17th 2019, 8:35 AM 11,596 Views 1 Comment

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
# White Island
# White Island

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

Dec 13th 2019, 8:19 AM 14,671 Views 4 Comments

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
# White Island
# White Island

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.

# volcano - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Death toll rises to 8 in New Zealand volcano disaster
# White Island
# White Island

Death toll rises to 8 in New Zealand volcano disaster

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 9:42 PM 18,121 Views 6 Comments

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
# White Island
# White Island

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

Dec 10th 2019, 3:05 PM 32,591 Views 9 Comments

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

New Zealand police launch investigation into volcano tragedy
# White Island
# White Island

New Zealand police launch investigation into volcano tragedy

Dec 10th 2019, 6:52 AM 21,086 Views 6 Comments

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
# White Island
# White Island

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

Updated Dec 9th 2019, 6:45 PM 48,399 Views 19 Comments

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
# Stromboli
# Stromboli

Hiker killed as footage captures dramatic eruption of Italian island volcano

Jul 3rd 2019, 10:06 PM 34,398 Views 9 Comments

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
# Anak Krakatoa
# Anak Krakatoa

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

Dec 27th 2018, 8:39 AM 7,328 Views 4 Comments

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
# Italy
# Italy

Four injured in Sicily earthquake following Mount Etna eruption

Dec 26th 2018, 10:21 AM 13,285 Views 0 Comments

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)
# Sicily
# Sicily

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

Dec 24th 2018, 4:45 PM 48,476 Views 12 Comments

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
# Popocatépetl
# Popocatépetl

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

Dec 17th 2018, 12:45 PM 30,207 Views 16 Comments

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
# Guatemala
# Guatemala

Evacuations urged near Guatemala’s erupting Volcano of Fire

Nov 19th 2018, 8:40 AM 9,708 Views 6 Comments

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

# volcano - Sunday 23 September, 2018

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

‘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 33,997 Views 8 Comments

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
# Eruption
# Eruption

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

Jun 6th 2018, 7:03 AM 6,165 Views 0 Comments

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
# Volcan De Fuego
# Volcan De Fuego

Children among 25 people killed after Guatemala volcano erupts

Jun 4th 2018, 7:50 AM 12,937 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kilauea Volcano
# Kilauea Volcano

Helicopters deployed to rescue Hawaii residents from fast moving lava

May 19th 2018, 1:30 PM 15,025 Views 6 Comments

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
# Kilauea
# Kilauea

PHOTOS: Hawaii volcano forces evacuations as lava destroys homes

May 7th 2018, 11:09 AM 21,784 Views 5 Comments

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
# Kilauea
# Kilauea

Emergency declared in Hawaii after volcanic eruption

May 4th 2018, 4:16 PM 21,536 Views 17 Comments

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
# Mount Io
# Mount Io

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years

Apr 19th 2018, 4:29 PM 11,223 Views 16 Comments

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
# Eruption
# Eruption

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

Jan 24th 2018, 10:06 AM 12,943 Views 18 Comments

The Mayon volcano began erupting two weeks ago.

# volcano - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:57 AM 7,188 Views 0 Comments

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
# Mount Agung

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

Nov 27th 2017, 4:54 PM 24,401 Views 12 Comments

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
# Eruption
# Eruption

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

Nov 26th 2017, 9:50 AM 15,073 Views 2 Comments

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
# Disaster Zone
# Disaster Zone

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 12,693 Views 4 Comments

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
# Ambae
# Ambae

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

Sep 28th 2017, 10:37 AM 22,186 Views 19 Comments

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
# Mount Agung
# Mount Agung

Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcano eruption

Sep 25th 2017, 11:54 AM 13,083 Views 14 Comments

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
# Mount Agung
# Mount Agung

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

Sep 22nd 2017, 12:56 PM 26,918 Views 19 Comments

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
# Italy
# Italy

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

Sep 12th 2017, 5:31 PM 48,183 Views 15 Comments

“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
# New Research
# New Research

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 14,555 Views 32 Comments

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
# The Power Of Nature
# The Power Of Nature

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

Aug 1st 2017, 6:38 PM 49,198 Views 26 Comments

It captured the erupting Volcán de Colima in Mexico.

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