Nearly 8,000 Philipinos evacuated, flights grounded as volcano erupts near Manila

People residing near the Taal volcano and other high-risk areas were asked to leave by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council after it suddenly shot a column of ash and steam as high as 15 kilometres (9 miles) into the sky, Al Jazeera reported.

Jan 13, 2020, 12:01 PM IST

New Zealand divers search for volcano victims; death toll rises to 15

Police said they could not retrieve the remains of two more people, but spotted at least one body in the waters not too far from the island shoreline. Nine police dive squad members resumed their search at 7.00 a.m. local time (1800 GMT Friday) and the operation would be boosted by a navy dive team later in the day.

Dec 14, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Bodies of six New Zealand volcano victims recovered

A New Zealand military team recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, in a high risk operation watched by dozens of grieving family members waiting on the mainland.

Dec 13, 2019, 08:36 AM IST

1 killed as White Island volcano in New Zealand erupts, death toll may rise

At least one person was killed on Sunday after the White Island volcano in New Zealand erupted on Monday, police said, expressing fear that the toll could increase.

Dec 09, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

Volcano erupts from Indonesia's Mount Tangkuban Parahu

Broadcasters showed footage of cars and motorbikes driving away from Mount Tangkuban Parahu on roads covered by ash.

Jul 27, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, kills one person

The person, believed to be a tourist, was killed by falling stones during a walk, a rescue service official said. A second person was injured.

Jul 04, 2019, 07:44 AM IST

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Jun 17, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

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Jun 04, 2019, 14:32 PM IST

Mysterious waves rippled around the world for 20 minutes, baffle scientists

No earthquake took place at the time in regions the seismic activity was recorded. So what's the cause behind it? Meteorite activity? Ancient underwater monster? A submarine volcano? Nuclear test? 

Nov 30, 2018, 10:36 AM IST

New supervalcano may be forming under three American states

It would take several million years for molten matter from the suspected volcano to reach the surface, say geologists.

Jun 27, 2018, 06:36 AM IST

Guatemala volcano: Heart-wrenching pictures emerge as 73 die, over 200 missing

A police officer stumbles while running away from a new pyroclastic flow spewed by the Fuego volcano in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla

Jun 06, 2018, 08:21 AM IST

Death toll in Guatemala volcanic eruption reaches 65, families continue to search for victims

The death toll from a volcanic eruption in Guatemala rose to 65 on Monday as family members desperately searched for the missing in makeshift morgues and on streets blanketed with ash. 

Jun 06, 2018, 07:27 AM IST

River of molten lava rolls into Hawaii town, swallows a Ford Mustang: Photos

Lava spewing in fountains up to 300 feet (90 meters) high from an erupting Hawaiian volcano has destroyed 35 homes and other buildings

May 08, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Indonesian volcano spews sulphuric gas, people evacuated in East Java province

An Indonesian volcano belched thick clouds of sulphuric gas on Thursday.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:30 PM IST

Sounds of a real 'volcanic thunder' recorded for the first time – Listen

In the future, researchers could use thunder as a proxy for volcanic lightning, which is produced by charged particles in the ash clouds. 

Mar 16, 2018, 11:04 AM IST

Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung spews massive smoke-and-ash column

An Indonesian volcano erupted Monday, sending a massive column of ash and smoke some 5,000 metres (16,400 feet)into the air, leaving local villages coated in debris and officials scrambling to hand out face masks to residents.

Feb 20, 2018, 06:17 AM IST

Japan sitting on top of massive lava dome, supereruption may endanger over 11 crore people

The underwater dome has an immense volume of lava, more than the Yellowstone caldera and the Long Valley caldera, which have also been brewing with activity.

Feb 12, 2018, 16:11 PM IST

Volcano erupts at Japanese ski resort, one missing in avalanche

Rocks spat out by a volcanic eruption rained down on skiers at a mountain resort in central Japan, according to television reports, and one skier was missing following an avalanche that occurred shortly after the volcano exploded.

Jan 23, 2018, 09:15 AM IST

More Bali flights cancelled on forecast of volcanic ash

Airlines cancelled more flights departing the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Saturday, citing forecasts of deteriorating flying conditions due to a risk of volcanic ash from the erupting Mount Agung volcano.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:15 PM IST