Sunday, Jan 29, 2023

volcano eruption


New Pompeii finds highlight middle-class life in doomed city

August 07, 2022 5:21 pm

Pompeii's archaeological park, one of Italy's top tourist attractions, announced the recent finds on Saturday. Its director, Gabriel Zuchtriegel, said the excavation of rooms in a "domus," or home, first unearthed in 2018 had revealed precious details about the domestic environment of ordinary citizens

Tonga volcano eruption triggered atmospheric waves that reached edge of space

July 03, 2022 4:12 pm

After a series of small events that began in December 2021, Hunga Tonga erupted on January 15 this year, producing a vertical plume of ash that extended more than 50 kilometres above the surface of the earth.

Scientists develop supercomputer-powered volcanic eruption prediction program

June 06, 2022 1:27 pm

The model was able to successfully predict a 2018 eruption of the Sierra Negra Volcano in the Galapagos Islands.

Heard, felt but barely seen: How a volcano severed Tonga from the world

January 23, 2022 11:16 pm

More than a week after the volcano erupted, the process of fully assessing the damage, never mind responding, is still moving with a pace from a pre-internet age.

Here’s what scientists know about the Tonga volcano eruption

January 20, 2022 10:36 am

Although it appeared to be the largest eruption in the world in three decades, the explosion of the Hunga volcano in Tonga will very likely not have a temporary cooling effect on the global climate, as some past enormous eruptions have.

Spanish eruption's end brings 'emotional relief,' rebuilding

December 26, 2021 2:51 pm

The volcano fell silent after flaring for 85 days and 8 hours, making it La Palma's longest eruption on record.

Honeybees survived for weeks under volcano ash after Canary Islands eruption

December 05, 2021 1:23 pm

The honeybees' survival provided a glimmer of good news for La Palma — a resort island in the Canary archipelago of Spain — which was devastated by the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption and employs more than 100 beekeepers.

Indonesia's Semeru volcano erupts, spews huge ash cloud

December 04, 2021 9:08 pm

Mount Semeru's sudden eruption in Lumajang district in East Java province left several villages around its slopes blanketed with falling ash.

How do you see inside a volcano? Try a storm of cosmic particles

November 15, 2021 6:49 pm

One day, volcanic muography could become the “ultimate detection system for magma,” said Giovanni Leone, a geophysicist at the University of Atacama in Chile and the study’s lead author.

Thousands flee as volcano erupts on Spain's La Palma island, homes destroyed

September 20, 2021 4:05 pm

The volcano erupted on Sunday, shooting lava hundreds of metres into the air, engulfing houses and forests and sending molten rock towards the Atlantic Ocean over a sparsely populated area of La Palma.


Tonga volcano eruption: Satellite images show extent of damage

January 18, 2022 4:46 pm

Hours after the volcano erupted, Tonga, a country of around 1,00,000 people, was pummeled by a tsunami. Waves of up to 4 feet hit Nuku’alofa, the Tongan capital.

New Zealand volcano: Death toll rises to 8 as island remains inaccessible

December 13, 2019 7:04 am

New Zealand medical staff were continuing to work around the clock Thursday treating severely burned survivors of a volcanic eruption as death toll rose to eight Thursday.

Indonesia volcano erupts again

February 02, 2014 1:10 pm