Volcanoes
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2 months ago

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano ejects towering column of ash

Indonesia's rumbling Mount Sinabung has erupted with a column of ash.
2 months ago
Indonesia's Sinabung volcano ejects towering column of ash
2 months ago

Volcano eruption in Italy lights up sky

No damage nor injuries were reported after the volcano erupted on the Italian island of Stromboli.
2 months ago
Volcano eruption in Italy lights up sky
3 months ago

Towering column of ash and gas erupts from Indonesian volcano

According to a local media report, there were two explosions within 15 minutes of each other.
3 months ago
Towering column of ash and gas erupts from Indonesian volcano
3 months ago

Take an aerial peek inside an erupting volcano

Volcanologists in Mexico conducted a flyover of the mighty Popocatépetl volcano.
3 months ago
Take an aerial peek inside an erupting volcano
5 months ago

Volcano explodes in Mexico

Mexican officials reported an explosion from the active Popocatepetl volcano, saying the column of ash and debris reached more than half a mile in height.
5 months ago
Volcano explodes in Mexico
5 months ago

Sicily's Mount Etna erupts in plumes of smoke and ash

The plumes reached a height of more than 3 miles into the sky.
5 months ago
Sicily's Mount Etna erupts in plumes of smoke and ash
6 months ago

Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano shoots ash, lava

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano has spewed a column of ash 1,640 feet into the sky in the longest eruption since the explosive collapse of the island caused a deadly tsunami in 2018
6 months ago
Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano shoots ash, lava
7 months ago

Live look at volcano lava lake in Nicaragua

National Geographic and “GMA” teamed up to explore Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua, one of only eight of these lakes on the entire planet, and share a rare close-up view.
7 months ago
Live look at volcano lava lake in Nicaragua
7 months ago

Indonesia's most active volcano erupts, spews ash into sky

Indonesia’s most active volcano has erupted, spewing sand, smoke and ash into the sky
7 months ago
Indonesia's most active volcano erupts, spews ash into sky
8 months ago

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
8 months ago
Death toll from New Zealand volcanic eruption rises to 21
8 months ago

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
8 months ago
Mount Vesuvius blast turned ancient victim's brain to glass
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Volcano activity triggers aviation warnings after spewing ash and lava
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Volcanic activity triggers aviation warnings in Alaska
8 months ago

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
8 months ago
8 months ago

Philippines volcano buries towns, forces evacuations

ABC News’ Bob Woodruff reports from Manila as the damage from the massive volcano continues to spread.
8 months ago
Philippines volcano buries towns, forces evacuations
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Empty villages covered in ash as volcanic eruption looms
9 months ago

Philippines braces for major volcanic eruption

Taal Volcano has been spewing ash for days, raising serious health concerns for those south of Manila.
9 months ago
Philippines braces for major volcanic eruption
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Authorities warn volcano in Philippines could erupt at any time
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Daredevil Nik Wallenda announces his extreme volcano stunt
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Volcano eruption illuminates night sky in Galapagos
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Wedding celebrations continue under cloud of volcanic activity
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Ash, lava spews: Images after Taal volcano erupts
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Ash streams, lava spews: Vivid images after volcano erupts in Philippines
9 months ago

Thousands evacuate Manila as volcano spews ash

Several towns were covered in a gray film from the Philippine volcano.
9 months ago
Thousands evacuate Manila as volcano spews ash
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Couple says 'I do' amidst volcano eruption
9 months 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
9 months ago
9 months ago

Lightning streaks through ash during volcanic eruption in Philippines

The Taal Volcano spewed ash and debris, prompting residents to flee.
9 months ago
Lightning streaks through ash during volcanic eruption in Philippines
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Volcanic eruption sets backdrop for local wedding
9 months 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
9 months ago
Lava gushes from Philippine volcano as ash spreads to Manila
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Philippine officials warn of 'volcanic tsunami' following eruption
9 months ago

Lightning strikes inside spewing volcano in Philippines

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

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.
9 months ago
Volcanic eruption sends explosion of ash, smoke into sky in Mexico
9 months 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
9 months ago
Atlanta woman among New Zealand volcano victims, officials say
9 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.
9 months ago
Police end search for 2 still missing in volcano eruption
9 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.
9 months ago
American woman dies from burns suffered in volcano eruption
9 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.
9 months ago
Ecuador volcano lights up the night
9 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.
9 months ago
American dies from burns due to volcano eruption
9 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.
9 months ago
Bodies of 2 missing volcano victims believed to have been washed out to sea
10 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
10 months ago
10 months ago

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.
10 months ago
New Zealand officials attempt to recover the bodies of victims on White Island
10 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.
10 months ago
Vacation warning  near other volcanoes
10 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.
10 months ago
'Highly volatile' New Zealand volcano poses threat in search for missing
10 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.
10 months ago
US-born brothers among 8 killed by volcano eruption
10 months ago

Questions remain after volcanic eruption in New Zealand

Tourists are still missing as the active volcano is still spewing steam.
10 months ago
Questions remain after volcanic eruption in New Zealand
10 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.
10 months ago
Agony persists in aftermath of New Zealand volcanic eruption: Reporter's notebook
10 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.
10 months ago
More eyewitnesses describe New Zealand volcano eruption
10 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.
10 months ago
Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to 6
10 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.
10 months ago
Understanding the deadly New Zealand volcano eruption
10 months ago

‘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.”
10 months ago
‘Everybody was … burned’: Survivor of volcanic eruption says