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Volcanic lava in Spain’s Canary Island La Palma engulfs more

This Sunday marks three weeks of the eruption of the “Cumbre Vieja” volcano, on the Canary Island of La Palma, but it does not give a second of respite to the population and experts who follow with expectation the minute by minute of this phenomenon of nature. This Saturday, just two hours after midnight, a […]Read More

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People Run in Panic as Indonesia’s Lewotolo Volcano Erupts

Videos have been shared on YouTube, showing the Lewotolo volcano on Lomblen island in southern Indonesia erupting and spewing smoke and ash into the sky. Footage shows people, some of them with little children in their arms, running in panic from the area surrounding the volcano. According to VolcanoDiscovery, seismologists had warned local residents about […]Read More

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Hundreds Dead in Indonesian Tsunami

More than 200 people died and at least 28 are missing in a tsunami apparently triggered by a volcano that hit coastal areas of Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday. All the dead accounted for thus far are Indonesian, including members of a band that was in the midst of performing at a beach resort […]Read More

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Hundreds of Thais stranded on active volcano after quake hit

Some 500 Thais and foreigners were stranded on an active volcano on Indonesia’s Lombok island, which was hit by a powerful earthquake on Sunday morning. The shallow 6.4magnitude quake that jolted the island triggered land and rockslides, preventing the tourists from going down the mountain. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

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Japan Celebrates the Spectacular Images of a Volcanic Island Being

A volcanic island located in the Pacific Ocean, far to the south of the Japanese main islands, has captured the attention of Japanese social media users for the past two years. Nishinoshima (西之島) is located in the Ogasawara Islands, nearly 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo. The island is actually the top of a massive undersea […]Read More

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Thai Airways cancels flights to and from Bali due to

BANGKOK, 10 July 2015 (NNT) – Thai Airways International (THAI) has announced cancellation of flights between Bangkok and Bali, Indonesia as visibility has been affected by thick clouds of ash following the eruption of Raung Volcano. Plumes of dust and ash have been spewing out of Mount Raung, the most active volcano on the Indonesian […]Read More

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Mount Sinabung eruption: Indonesia’s lagging volcano preparedness

JAKARTA, 21 February 2014 (IRIN) – As Indonesia deals with the aftermath of two volcanic eruptions, experts question whether the country is well-equipped to face the threats from dozens of volcanoes that dot the archipelago. At least 34 people have been killed in two volcanic eruptions this month. Seventeen were killed on 1 February when […]Read More

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Indonesian eruption displaces people, buries crops

JAKARTA, 3 February 2014 (IRIN) – Thousands of people displaced by steadily falling ash from an active Mount Sinabung thought they would be able to return to their homes and resume their livelihoods, but those hopes have been dashed by a deadly eruption on 1 February. “I don’t think they will be able to go […]Read More