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Tourists evacuated as Indonesian volcano erupts

Rescuers in Indonesia were dispatched Wednesday to evacuate nearly 400 tourists, most of them foreigners, after a volcano erupted at one of the country's most popular hiking destinations, an official said.

Euro 2016, Quarter-final 4: Hosts France need swift start to escape Iceland eruption

Euro 2016, Quarter-final 4: Hosts France need swift start to escape Iceland eruption

The smallest nation ever to appear at a major soccer event, Iceland reached the last eight with a shock 2-1 win over England.

Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 3 villagers

A volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash today, killing three villagers and injuring four others, an official said.

Volcano erupts in southern Japan; shoots out large rocks, hot lava

The eruption shot out large rocks, with the agency warning debris and pyroclastic flows -- super hot and fast-moving mixture of gases and rock fragments -- could reach as far as two kilometres away from the eruption vents.

Australian scientists film rare eruption of volcano

The scientists filmed the volcanic event by chance while aboard research vessel "Investigator" studying the fringe of Antarctica`s Heard Island.

8.2 magnitude earthquake may hit North India: All you need to know

North India is at a risk of high intensity earthquakes, ranging 8.2 magnitude on the Richter Scale.

6.1 magnitude quake rattles Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

6.1 magnitude quake rattles Indonesia's Sumatra: USGS

A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Sumatra on Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Supervolcanoes likely triggered externally

Supervolcanoes likely triggered externally

According to a recent study, supervolcanoes, massive eruptions with potential global consequences, appear not to follow the conventional volcano mechanics of internal pressure building until the volcano blows.

Supervolcanoes triggered by external mechanism: Study

Supervolcanoes triggered by external mechanism: Study

Considered five hundred times larger than a typical volcano, a supervolcano is classed as more than 500 cubic kilometres of erupted magma volume.

Visitors near Japan's Mt. Aso ordered to evacuate

 Mount Aso in Japan erupted at 9.43 am (local time) on Monday, the Meteorological Agency said.

Evacuation advisory lifted for Japan volcano near nuclear plant

 Japan`s southwestern city of Kagoshima on Saturday lifted an evacuation advisory on three areas within a 3-km (two-mile) radius of an active volcano 50 km (30 miles) from the Sendai nuclear plant that restarted operations last week.

Ecuador villages evacuated as Cotopaxi volcano rumbles to life

Ecuador's president Rafael Correa said Saturday he will declare a state of emergency as the Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life and prompted evacuation orders in several villages threatened by landslides.

Japan issues warning for volcano eruption

Japan issues warning for volcano eruption

 The Japan Meteorological Agency on Saturday raised the warning level to an unprecedented 4 for Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima prefecture due to increased volcanic activities.

Volcano in Ecuador spews huge column of ash

 A volcano in Ecuador that has not erupted in nearly 140 years belched a column of ash eight kilometers high on Friday, prompting officials to raise the alert level.

Volcanic ash briefly closes Bali airport

Ash from a volcano forced Indonesian authorities to briefly close the airport on the resort island of Bali Thursday (Aug 6), sparking flight cancellations and travel misery for tourists during peak holiday season.

MH370 search: Missing plane draws eyes to land of molten lava, killer sharks

MH370 search: Missing plane draws eyes to land of molten lava, killer sharks

As experts on the Indian Ocean island Reunion studied plane debris for clues in the search for missing flight MH370, scientist Nicolas Villeneuve was making his own discovery: the island`s volcano was about to erupt.

Volcano erupts on suspected MH370 wreckage island

A volcano erupted on Friday on the remote Indian Ocean island of Reunion where beachcombers found a piece of plane wing believed to have come from missing Malaysia flight MH370.

Australian airlines cautiously resume flights to Bali

Qantas` low-cost subsidiary Jetstar on Thursday resumed flights to and from the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, but rival Virgin Australia will delay its services due to volcanic ash plumes.

Volcanic eruptions slow down global warming: Study

Volcanic eruptions slow down global warming: Study

Volcanic eruptions may have slowed down global warming by injecting particulates into the atmosphere, according to a study.

More travel chaos as volcano closes Bali airport again

Ash spewing from an Indonesian volcano closed Bali airport again today just a day after it reopened, causing fresh travel chaos for weary holidaymakers stranded on the holiday island.