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Volcano erupts in Indonesia again

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 16:27

Mount Sinabung, one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia, has erupted, spewing ash to the sky. No casualty was reported, official said here Sunday.

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:45

One of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia, Mount Sinabung, has erupted with a powerful burst of hot ash, a media report said on Monday.

Flights resume after Indonesia volcano delays

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 13:11

Flights resumed over northern Australia today as major ash plumes cleared from an Indonesian volcanic eruption that stranded thousands of passengers.

Australia`s ancient volcanic eruptions caused first mass extinction 510mn yrs ago

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 17:00

A Curtin University researcher has revealed that Australia`s deadly eruptions, which occurred over 510 million years ago, were the significant reason behind the climate change that caused history`s first known mass extinction.

Volcanic ash halts flights to north Australian city

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 12:56

Flights into and out of the northern Australian city of Darwin were cancelled Saturday and some to Bali affected due to huge ash clouds thrown up by an Indonesian volcano.

Giant Mars Volcano had a habitable environment

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 11:06

According to a new study, scientists have discovered that eruption of a volcano covered may have created large lakes on the surface of Mars which may have had a habitable environment.

Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka ejects ash to 10 km height.

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 15:44

The Shiveluch volcano on Russia`s Kamchatka Peninsula has spewed ash to a height of up to 10 km above sea level.

Hundreds evacuated in El Salvador as volcanic activity picks up

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 03:07

More than 1,000 people in El Salvador were evacuated from the area around the simmering Chaparrastique volcano in the east of the Central American country as a precautionary measure against a possible eruption, the government said on Monday.

New underwater volcano discovered in Hawaii

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 15:34

The sprawling chain of Hawaiian volcanoes just got bigger!

New method may predict volcanic eruption

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 16:43

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

Satellites can tell if a volcano will erupt

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 16:53

Satellite imagery can be used to predict which volcanoes are most likely to erupt, scientists have found.

Peru evacuates 4,000 near active volcano

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 08:24

Peruvian authorities Thursday began evacuating some 4,000 residents near the Ubinas volcano after detecting an increase in volcanic activity.