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January 29, 2020, 4:39 PM

Death toll from New Zealand volcanic eruption rises to 21

Another person who was hospitalized with critical injuries from an eruption last month of a New Zealand volcano has died, bringing the death toll to 21
January 29, 2020, 4:39 PM
Death toll from New Zealand volcanic eruption rises to 21
January 23, 2020, 2:41 PM

Mount Vesuvius blast turned ancient victim's brain to glass

Scientists say the ancient blast of Mount Vesuvius turned the brain matter of one victim into glass
January 23, 2020, 2:41 PM
Mount Vesuvius blast turned ancient victim's brain to glass
1 month ago

Activity from Alaska volcano triggers aviation warnings after spewing ash, lava

Activity from one of Alaska's 80 volcanoes triggered aviation warnings after it began to spew ash and lava over the weekend.
1 month ago
Volcano activity triggers aviation warnings after spewing ash and lava
1 month ago

Volcanic activity triggers aviation warnings in Alaska

The Shishaldin Volcano sits near an Aleutian village on an archipelago in southwest Alaska about 700 miles west of Anchorage.
1 month ago
Volcanic activity triggers aviation warnings in Alaska
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Philippine volcano simmers, officials brace for long crisis

Philippine officials say they're bracing for a long crisis whether the Taal volcano erupts more disastrously or simmers precariously for weeks or months, as massive numbers of displaced villagers languish in emergency shelters
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Philippines volcano buries towns, forces evacuations

ABC News’ Bob Woodruff reports from Manila as the damage from the massive volcano continues to spread.
1 month ago
Philippines volcano buries towns, forces evacuations
1 month ago

Empty villages covered in ash as volcanic eruption looms

All eyes are on the Taal volcano in the Philippines, which experts are warning could erupt again at anytime.
1 month ago
Empty villages covered in ash as volcanic eruption looms
1 month ago

Philippines braces for major volcanic eruption

Taal Volcano has been spewing ash for days, raising serious health concerns for those south of Manila.
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Philippines braces for major volcanic eruption
1 month ago

Authorities warn volcano in Philippines could erupt at any time

More than 50 earthquakes have been reported in an eight-hour span with at least 40,000 people taking shelter.
1 month ago
Authorities warn volcano in Philippines could erupt at any time
1 month ago

Daredevil Nik Wallenda announces his extreme volcano stunt

The high-wire walker talks about his upcoming stunt above the active Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua.
1 month ago
Daredevil Nik Wallenda announces his extreme volcano stunt
1 month ago

Volcano eruption illuminates night sky in Galapagos

The La Cumbre volcano erupted in Fernandina Islands – home to unique species including iguanas, snakes and penguins.
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Volcano eruption illuminates night sky in Galapagos
1 month ago

Wedding celebrations continue under cloud of volcanic activity

Wedding celebrations continued while a gigantic cloud of smoke and ash spewed from the Taal volcano in the background.
1 month ago
Wedding celebrations continue under cloud of volcanic activity
1 month ago

Ash, lava spews: Images after Taal volcano erupts

After the volcanic tremors began on Sunday morning, the crater was erupting a stream of ash and pebbles up to 9 miles in the sky.
1 month ago
Ash, lava spews: Images after Taal volcano erupts
1 month ago

Ash streams, lava spews: Vivid images after Taal Volcano erupts in Philippines

Ash and smoke are continuing to spew from the main crater of the Taal Volcano in the Philippines.
1 month ago
Ash streams, lava spews: Vivid images after volcano erupts in Philippines
1 month ago

Thousands evacuate Manila as volcano spews ash

Several towns were covered in a gray film from the Philippine volcano.
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Thousands evacuate Manila as volcano spews ash
1 month ago

Wedding in the Philippines continues despite volcano eruption

A couple shared some unbelievable photos on their wedding day when a volcano in the Philippines erupted.
1 month ago
Couple says 'I do' amidst volcano eruption
1 month ago

Volcano spews lava on Galapagos island

A volcano on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos has begun erupting, spilling lava down its sides toward the sea
1 month ago
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Lightning streaks through ash during volcanic eruption in Philippines

The Taal Volcano spewed ash and debris, prompting residents to flee.
1 month ago
Lightning streaks through ash during volcanic eruption in Philippines
1 month ago

Volcanic eruption sets backdrop for local wedding

While tens of thousands of people have been evacuated in the Philippines, a nearby wedding went on as planned.
1 month ago
Volcanic eruption sets backdrop for local wedding
1 month ago

Lava gushes from volcano near Manila; tens of thousands flee

Red-hot lava is spewing from a volcano near the Philippine capital of Manila
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Lava gushes from Philippine volcano as ash spreads to Manila
1 month ago

Philippine officials warn of 'volcanic tsunami' following eruption near Manila

Officials in the Philippines have warned residents of a possible "volcanic tsunami" following the eruption of a small volcano near the capital of Manila.
1 month ago
Philippine officials warn of 'volcanic tsunami' following eruption
1 month ago

Lightning strikes inside spewing volcano in Philippines

Police officer chasing suspect hit by a train; dozens diagnosed with unknown stomach sickness at Yosemite.
1 month ago
Lightning strikes inside spewing volcano in Philippines
1 month ago

Volcano erupts near Manila; airport shut, villagers flee

A small volcano near the Philippine capital that draws many tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake has erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam, prompting thousands of people to flee and officials to shut Manila’s international airport
1 month ago
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Volcanic eruption sends explosion of ash, smoke into sky in Mexico

Mexico’s National Civil Protection Coordination issued a yellow alert for the area around San Nicolas de los Ranchos.
1 month ago
Volcanic eruption sends explosion of ash, smoke into sky in Mexico
1 month ago

New Zealand police: Atlanta woman among volcano victims

Police have confirmed that an Atlanta area woman died after a volcanic eruption in New Zealand last month
1 month ago
Atlanta woman among New Zealand volcano victims, officials say
2 months ago

New Zealand volcano eruption: Police end search for 2 still missing

Despite searches from the shoreline and the air, no remains have been recovered.
2 months ago
Police end search for 2 still missing in volcano eruption
2 months ago

American woman dies from burns weeks after volcano erupted in New Zealand

The death is the 19th from the eruption on White Island.
2 months ago
American woman dies from burns suffered in volcano eruption
2 months ago

Ecuador volcano lights up the night

The Reventador is one of the country's most remote volcanoes, located in Ecuador's Amazon region, it is also one of the most active in the country.
2 months ago
Ecuador volcano lights up the night
2 months ago

American dies from burns due to volcano eruption

Another American has died following the eruption of a volcano in New Zealand earlier this month, according to hospital officials.
2 months ago
American dies from burns due to volcano eruption
2 months ago

Bodies of 2 missing tourists in New Zealand volcano eruption likely washed out to sea: Police

New Zealand authorities believe the bodies of two tourists still missing in the wake of a deadly volcanic eruption have been washed out to sea.
2 months ago
Bodies of 2 missing volcano victims believed to have been washed out to sea
2 months ago

Toxic air, gases hamper search for last 2 volcano victims

A second search of New Zealand's volcanic White Island failed to find the bodies
2 months ago
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New Zealand officials attempt to recover the bodies of victims on White Island

Recovery teams were not immediately dispatched because the volcano was still active after erupting on Monday.
2 months ago
New Zealand officials attempt to recover the bodies of victims on White Island
2 months ago

Vacation warning near other volcanoes

A look at other volcanic tourist attractions that could be dangerous, such as Salton Buttes Mountain in California.
2 months ago
Vacation warning  near other volcanoes
2 months ago

'Highly volatile' New Zealand volcano poses threat in search for missing

Officials in New Zealand said the volcano is still "highly volatile," but searchers will begin a risky recovery effort for eight people presumed dead from the eruption.
2 months ago
'Highly volatile' New Zealand volcano poses threat in search for missing
2 months ago

Death toll from New Zealand volcano climbs to 8, including US-born brothers

The death toll from Monday's volcanic eruption in New Zealand has climbed to eight, according to the country's national police force.
2 months ago
US-born brothers among 8 killed by volcano eruption
2 months ago

Questions remain after volcanic eruption in New Zealand

Tourists are still missing as the active volcano is still spewing steam.
2 months ago
Questions remain after volcanic eruption in New Zealand
2 months ago

Agony persists in aftermath of New Zealand volcanic eruption: Reporter's notebook

Chances for another White Island volcano eruption have increased and the death toll is expected to rise.
2 months ago
Agony persists in aftermath of New Zealand volcanic eruption: Reporter's notebook
2 months ago

More eyewitnesses describe New Zealand volcano eruption

Officials have warned the chance of another eruption in the next 24 hours could be as high as 60% after the first one on White Island left at least six dead.
2 months ago
More eyewitnesses describe New Zealand volcano eruption
2 months ago

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 6, while 8 still missing are feared dead

At least six people have now died in the wake of volcanic eruptions that occurred on a small island in New Zealand on Monday, officials said.
2 months ago
Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 6
2 months ago

Understanding the deadly New Zealand volcano eruption

The eruption claimed an unknown number of lives and caused dozens to be treated for blast and burn injuries. This is one of 45 actively erupting volcanoes around the world, experts say.
2 months ago
Understanding the deadly New Zealand volcano eruption
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‘Everybody was … burned’: Survivor of volcanic eruption says

Geoff and Lillani Hopkins used their tour boat to rescue people off New Zealand’s White Island; Americans are among the eight still missing, but a flyover showed “no signs of life.”
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‘Everybody was … burned’: Survivor of volcanic eruption says
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Increased activity on New Zealand volcano stymies recovery

Experts say geothermal activity on a New Zealand volcanic island increased significantly on Wednesday, dealing a blow to relatives waiting for crews to recover the bodies that remain there following a deadly eruption two days earlier
2 months ago
Survivors of New Zealand volcano ran into sea to flee steam
2 months ago

Volcanic eruption turns fatal

New Zealand officials are working to find survivors from the volcanic eruption that has claimed six lives.
2 months ago
Volcanic eruption turns fatal
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Videos and details from eyewitnesses after deadly volcano eruption

Nine Americans were on the New Zealand island when the deadly eruption that killed at least 6 people occurred.
2 months ago
Videos and details from eyewitnesses after deadly volcano eruption
2 months ago

Deadly New Zealand eruption

Nine Americans are among the injured and missing. ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports.
2 months ago
Deadly New Zealand eruption
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Tourists flee as volcano erupts in New Zealand

Five people are confirmed to have died in the eruption on New Zealand’s White Island, while at least one American is missing.
2 months ago
Tourists flee as volcano erupts in New Zealand
2 months ago

At least 5 dead, 8 missing after New Zealand volcano erupts

At least five people were killed and many more are feared dead after a volcano erupted on a small island in New Zealand on Monday, officials said.
2 months ago
At least 5 dead, 8 missing after New Zealand volcano erupts
2 months ago

Up to 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand

It is not clear if any people were on the island at the time.
2 months ago
2 months ago

5 dead, multiple injured and missing after New Zealand volcano erupts

The surprise eruption occurred just after 2 p.m. on White Island and spewed ash 12,000 feet into the air.
2 months ago
5 dead, multiple injured and missing after New Zealand volcano erupts
6 months ago

Island volcano of Stromboli erupts right in front of tour boat

It was the volcano’s second-recent eruption and scientists warn that further eruptions could cause part of the rock face to break off into the sea and trigger a tsunami.
6 months ago
Island volcano of Stromboli erupts right in front of tour boat