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Saturday, June 12, 2021



As Mount Nyiragongo erupts, Indians join thousands fleeing Goma to Rwanda and an uncertain future

May 29, 2021 9:52 pm

Crossing the international border into Rwanda was a safer bet for many as Goma is bracketed between the volcano and Lake Kivu. The international border runs through the urban sprawls of Goma and Giseyni in Rwanda.

Guatemala man serves tourists 'Pacaya Pizza' cooked on molten lava from volcano

May 13, 2021 3:08 pm

David Garcia's new kitchen has become a tourist attraction for those who climb up the massive volcano just 25 km south of the capital.

Volcano erupts in southern Caribbean, sparks evacuation 'frenzy'

April 10, 2021 12:53 pm

Dormant since 1979, the volcano started showing signs of activity in December, spewing steam and smoke and rumbling away.

Explosive eruption rocks volcano on Caribbean's St. Vincent

April 09, 2021 10:07 pm

The eruption followed mandatory evacuation orders issued Thursday as officials began to move people who live near La Soufriere volcano, planning to soon place them aboard cruise ships, send them to nearby islands or take them to shelters elsewhere in St. Vincent that are outside the danger zone.

Volcano erupts near Iceland's capital

March 20, 2021 8:27 am

The eruption occurred near Fagradalsfjall, a mountain on the Reykjanes Peninsula, around 30 km (19 miles) southwest of the capital.

Scientists may have discovered the first evidence for tectonic activity on exoplanet

March 10, 2021 9:36 am

The LHS 3844b is an exoplanet that is tidally locked to its star which means that one side of it is permanently facing the star while the other faces the space.

Venus has 37 active volcanic structures, scientists find

July 21, 2020 5:39 pm

The researchers during the study hunted for young coronae in the imagery of Venus' surface captured by spacecraft like NASA's Magellan probe, which orbited Venus from 1990 to 1994.

Philippines: Taal volcano residents turn ash and plastic waste into bricks

January 18, 2020 6:00 pm

After the Taal volcano erupted last week, environmental officials in the region tried to come up with an inventive and more sustainable response to the country's persistent problems with pollution and frequent natural disasters.

Explained: Why some Maori feel the NZ volcano disaster was a form of divine retribution

December 17, 2019 11:24 am

Several media reports have quoted the Maori as saying they had been living in fear of the ancestor’s rage at the relentless tourist tours to the island.

Volcano on Indonesia's Bali erupts, flights cancelled

May 25, 2019 2:21 pm

Nine villages experienced thick ash fall. But the agency said it wasn't raising the alert level for the volcano and its exclusion zone remains a 4-kilometer (2.5-mile) radius around the crater.


Guatemala: Pacaya volcano erupts once again, civil defence officials deployed

March 04, 2021 9:27 pm

In order to avoid any untoward incidents, Civil defense officials reached villages near the Volcano to inform residents of an evacuation plan.

Philippines: Thousands flee after Volcano Taal spews ash, airport shuts down

January 12, 2020 10:05 pm

A small volcano near the Philippine capital that draws tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake has erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and forcing Manila's international airport to shut down

Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia's Mt Sinabung erupts

June 16, 2015 1:37 pm

The local disaster mitigation agency of Indonesia, said hundreds of residents were being evacuated from several villages, bringing the number of people moved in recent weeks to more than 3,000 since Mt Sinabung started spewing.