• Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano shoots ash, lava

    Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano shoots ash, lava

    World | Apr 11, 2020, 03:30 PM IST

    Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano spewed a column of ash 500 meters (1,640 feet) into the sky in the longest eruption since the explosive collapse of the island caused a deadly tsunami in 2018, scientists said Saturday. 

  • Philippine Taal volcano trembles more, spews lava half-mile high

    Philippine Taal volcano trembles more, spews lava half-mile high

    World | Jan 14, 2020, 06:16 PM IST

    The continuous restiveness of the Taal volcano and several new fissures cracking the ground nearby likely means magma is rising and may lead to further eruptive activity, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

  • New Zealand volcano eruption on White Island leaves 5 dead, tourists missing

    Deadly volcano rocks New Zealand: 5 killed, tourists missing

    World | Dec 09, 2019, 03:21 PM IST

    At least five people were killed after the White Island or the Whakaari volcano in New Zealand erupted on Monday. The toll islikely to increase as a number of people were still unaccounted.

  • Mount Sinabung

    Mt. Sinabung erupts in western Indonesia; no damage, casualties reported

    World | Jun 10, 2019, 07:56 AM IST

    A column of thick ash was spewed 7 km high to the sky from the crater of Mount Sinabung volcano in Sumatra Island of western Indonesia on Sunday, the country's national volcanology agency said.

  • Volcano eruption

    Volcano eruption led more than a dozen flights cancelled in Indonesia

    World | May 26, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

    Flights to and from Bali operated by Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines and Jetstar Airways were cancelled, and a Jetstar flight between Adelaide and Bali's capital Denpasar was diverted to Darwin in northern Australia. 

  • A firefighter carries the body of a child recovered near

    Guatemala volcano death toll reaches 65, expected to rise

    World | Jun 05, 2018, 08:43 AM IST

    In the afternoon, Fanuel Garcia, director of the National Institute of Forensic Sciences, said 62 bodies had been recovered and 13 of those had been identified. Guatemala’s national disaster agency later raised the toll to 65.

  • AQUA, a multi-national NASA satellite

    SEE PIC! NASA's Aqua satellite captures THIS stunning image of three volcanoes erupting giant plumes of smoke

    World | Oct 07, 2016, 12:19 PM IST

    NASA's satellite Aqua recently spotted three active volcanoes simultaneously erupting and unleashing giant plumes of smoke as it passed over a remote archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean. According to NASA, on September 29, the

  • two killed in indonesia volcano eruption

    Two killed in Indonesia volcano eruption

    World | Feb 14, 2014, 03:07 PM IST

    Jakarta: Two people were killed and 100,000 others displaced after Mount Kelud in East Java, Indonesia, erupted, an official said Friday.The two were killed when their houses collapsed due to the eruption, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho,

  • 16 killed in indonesia volcano eruption

    16 killed in Indonesia volcano eruption

    World | Feb 05, 2014, 03:12 PM IST

    Jakarta: At least 16 people were killed and one severely burnt by the hot ash that erupted from Mount Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra in Indonesia, officials said Wednesday.About 200 rescuers will continue their search

  • mount etna volcano erupts in italy

    Mount Etna Volcano Erupts In Italy

    World | Apr 13, 2012, 08:23 AM IST

    Rome, April 13: Europe's highest active volcano, Italy's Mount Etna, erupted again on Thursday.The eruption - which spewed blood-red molten lava and grey and white ash into the air - is the 24th in a

  • thousands flee as indonesian volcano erupts

    Thousands Flee As Indonesian Volcano Erupts

    World | Jul 15, 2011, 03:39 PM IST

    Jakarta, Jul 15: A volcano in central Indonesia spit lava and smoke thousands of feet into the air early Friday, sending panicked residents fleeing down its slopes. There were no immediate reports of casualties.The first

  • volcano erupts in iceland sends ash 20 km into air

    Volcano Erupts In Iceland, Sends Ash 20 Km Into Air

    World | May 22, 2011, 09:05 PM IST

    Reykjavik, May 22:  Iceland closed its main international airport and canceled domestic flights Sunday as a powerful volcanic eruption sent a plume of ash, smoke and steam 12 miles (20 kilometers) into the air.The eruption

  • japan volcano again sends columns of ash in air

    Japan Volcano Again Sends Columns Of Ash In Air

    World | Mar 13, 2011, 08:05 PM IST

    Tokyo, March 13: A volcano in southwestern Japan erupted Sunday after nearly two weeks of relative silence, sending ash and rocks up to four kilometres into the air, a local official said.It was not immediately

  • blast from indonesia volcano raises deaths to 122

    Blast From Indonesia Volcano Raises Deaths To 122

    World | Nov 05, 2010, 06:31 PM IST

    Mount Merapi, Oct 5 (AP) The most powerful eruption in a century from a volatile Indonesian volcano has killed at least 78 people and raised the death toll to 122.Dozens of bodies were found today