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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Volcano

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# Japan
First deaths confirmed following Mount Ontake eruption
Four people out of the 31 people who had been found in cardiac arrest near the peak were confirmed dead.
# Mount Ontake
More than 30 feared dead in Japan as volcano continues to erupt
Official say 45 to 49 hikers sheltered overnight in cabins on the mountain.
# Pacific Ring of Fire
Amazing video captured by Japanese hikers running for cover as volcano erupts
At least eleven hikers were injured when Mount Ontake started spewing ash and smoke.
# Volcano
Dramatic video shows two men diving into an exploding volcano
# cough cough cough
What's that smell? Fumes from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano reach Ireland
Higher-than-normal levels of sulphur dioxide reached Ireland over the weekend.
# Watch Out
Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano
Earlier this week, airspace was closed near the volcano after an eruption on the glacier.
# Iceland
Airspace reopened after eruption next to Icelandic volcano
There was a “fissure eruption” on the glacier surrounding Bardarbunga
# Uh oh
Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began
There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.
# No-Fly Zone
Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert
Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.
# She's gonna blow
Uh oh: Iceland ups volcano aviation alert to red
That massive groan was Irish holidaymakers.
# Thar She Blows
How Irish scientists are keeping the government up to date on that Icelandic volcano
Remember Eyjafjallajokull? Everyone’s trying to make sure that that doesn’t happen all over again…
# Volcano
Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk
The Irish Aviation Authority has told it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.
# Volcano
Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption, raises alert level
Volcano at Barðarbunga is registering ‘intense earthquake swarm’ activity but there are no signs of magma coming to the surface.
# lava and ash
Europe's most active volcano is back with a bang
Mount Etna began eruption again on the island of Sicily last Monday.
# journey in bolivia
These Irish men drove Death Road, scaled a volcano... and made it home in one piece
The trio is already thinking of the next trip abroad.
# Shattering Past
This island - a celebrity favourite - used to be covered in hot green glass
45,000 years ago…
# who's amie?
7 feelings every Irish person felt about Damien Rice's 'O'
Why’d ya sing Hallelujah if it means nothing to ya?
# road less taken
"We like to challenge ourselves": Donegal trio set to brave the infamous Death Road
Last year, they took on the ice roads – this year, it’s Death Road, a volcano, and a desert.
# Disaster
In pictures: The massive volcanic eruption that killed three in Indonesia
The ash has blanketed eastern Javanese cities forcing seven airports to close.
# mass evacuation
Two killed, hundreds of thousands flee homes as Java volcano erupts (pictures)
A man and woman in their 60s were crushed to deaths, while 200,000 people in a 10km radius have been ordered to evacuate their homes.
# Eruption
Victims engulfed in ash as volcano kills at least 15
Victims were covered by scorching clouds during the eruption.
# Indonesia
Volcano erupts 30 times in one day
Around 20,000 people have been displaced as Mount Sinabung spews lava on Sumatra island.
# isle of snoop
Snoopy-shaped island forms after volcanic eruption
We want to go to there.
# Eruption
El Salvador begins evacuations after volcano spews out gas and ash
A yellow alert has been issued an investigators are looking for signs of fresh and lava.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everybody’s talking about three women held captive for 30 years in London, the Old Bailey bomber, and salary top-ups.
# newbie
Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption
The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…
# Italy
Mount Etna volcano in Sicily erupts
The last major eruption occurred in 1992.
# volcanooooooooooo
World's largest volcano discovered on the floor of the Pacific
To get an idea of how big this volcano is, the previous record holder is just 2 per cent the size of it…
# Japan
Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash
The eruption yesterday spewed a plume 5,000 meters into the air.
# Indonesia
Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia volcano continues to wreak havoc
Five people were killed when the volcano erupted at the weekend.
# Weather
Medieval Irish monk diaries hold clue to volcano eruption question
Researchers have used the journals of monks spanning a 1200 year period to find out about the effects of volcanoes on Ireland.
# Pompeii
Photos: Exhibition examines daily lives destroyed by Vesuvius
The exhibition in the British Museum in central London seeks to shed light on the everyday lives of the people killed in Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD.
# Italy
Mount Etna flash eruption lights up Sicilian sky
Raw footage from Italy’s most active volcano this week.
# Volcano
Work (finally) begins on Pompeii's €105 million makeover
The Roman city has come to symbolise the decades of mismanagement of many of Italy’s cultural treasures.
# Ryanair
Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers
The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.
# South America
South America: volcano alert raised in Chile, Argentina
A top-level red alert has been issued for Chile’s Copahue volcano, which is located at the country’s Andean border with Argentina.
# Volcano
Photos: Thar she blows - Russian volcano erupts for first time in 36 years
This is only the tenth time the volcano has erupted since records began in 1740.
# Indonesia
Volcano erupts in Indonesia
Mount Lokon is one of the country’s most active volcanoes – eruption could be heard more than 5km away.
# New Zealand
Second New Zealand volcano 'burps' after eruption
The threatened eruption comes just days after a long-dorman mountain erupted.