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Japan's Sakurajima volcano could erupt in next few decades, say researchers!

Japan's Sakurajima volcano could erupt in next few decades, say researchers!

Sakurajima volcano is an active composite volcano and a former island in Kagoshima Prefecture in Japan. Its eruption in 1914 caused the erstwhile island to merge with the Osumi Peninsula.

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Glacial erosion increased volcanic eruptions at ice age-end

Glacial erosion increased volcanic eruptions at ice age-end

Over the past million years, the Earth has gone back and forth between ice ages, or glacial periods, and interglacial periods, with each period lasting for roughly 100,000 years.

Bali's volcanic eruption delays Chhota Rajan's deporation to India

Bali's volcanic eruption causes deportation delay in Chhota Rajan's return to India.

Is Date 26 jinxed?

The 7.5 magnitude quake that rattled Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern India on October 26 has made some analysts wonder if the date 26 is jinxed.

Japan marks a year of worst volcanic disaster

Japan on Sunday held a memorial to mark the eruption of Mount Ontake, the country's worst volcanic disaster in 70 years.

Indonesia's Bali airport reopens after volcanic eruption

 Indonesian authorities reopened the main airport on the popular resort island of Bali on Saturday after its closure on Friday due to a volcanic eruption on nearby Java island, an airport official said.

Japanese island continues to grow, thanks to magma flow

The remote Japanese island of Nishinoshima is continuing to grow a year-and-a-half after a volcano erupted on it and will continue to grow, according to a study broadcast on Friday by public radio and television broadcaster NHK.

6,000 Indonesians evacuated over risk of volcanic eruption

Indonesian authorities evacuated around 6,000 people living on the slopes of Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island, after raising the alert over increased volcanic activity, National Agency for Disaster Management said on Wednesday.

Scientists get better view of magma under Yellowstone

A big reservoir of hot, partly molten rock has been discovered beneath the famed Yellowstone National Park in the United States, but researchers said Thursday there is no added risk of volcanic eruption.

Colossal volcanic eruption may eradicate human civilization by 2100

Colossal volcanic eruption may eradicate human civilization by 2100

Experts have warned that a colossal volcanic eruption may eradicate human civilization by 2100.

Did volcanic eruption trigger extinction of Neanderthals?

The decline of the Neanderthals started well before the Campanian Ignimbrite (CI) eruption in Italy 40,000 years ago, long thought to be a cause of their extinction, a new research has found.

Volcanic eruption creates new island in Tonga

Volcanic eruption creates new island in Tonga

A volcanic eruption in Tonga has created a new substantial island since it began erupting last month.

Modi expresses grief over Japan volcano eruption

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday expressed "sadness" over volcanic eruptions in Japan and said his prayers are with the affected people.

Philippines evacuate thousands as volcano glows red

The Philippines has evacuated more than 12,000 people from around the foot of its most active volcano as the crater glows red and authorities warn of a possible eruption.

Iceland: Volcanic eruption blast lava high in the air

Volcanic eruption in southeast Iceland fountained lava nearly 200 feet into the air.

Iceland declares volcano red alert after eruption

Iceland declares volcano red alert after eruption

Iceland Friday issued a red alert and banned air traffic near its largest volcano after it erupted overnight, threatening a replay of the global travel chaos four years ago when another peak blew.

New method may predict volcanic eruption

Scientists are working on a new method that can predict volcanic eruption behaviour to help prevent disasters more effectively.

Indonesia volcano erupts; 76,000 evacuated, most of Java`s airports shut

More than 76,000 people fled their homes and flights were grounded across most of Indonesia`s densely populated island of Java on Friday after a volcanic eruption sent a huge plume of ash and sand 17 km (10 miles) into the air.