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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.

Tonga eruption was so intense, it caused the atmosphere to ring like a bell

January 26, 2022 9:52 am

The pulse registered as perturbations in the atmospheric pressure lasting several minutes as it moved over North America, India, Europe and many other places around the globe.

Waves from eruption in Tonga cause oil spill in Peru

January 18, 2022 10:47 pm

The Peruvian Civil Defense Institute said in a press release that a ship was loading oil into La Pampilla refinery on the Pacific coast when strong waves moved the boat and caused a spill.

Before and after pictures of Tonga volcanic eruption

January 18, 2022 12:40 pm

🔴 Satellite images show the extend of damage caused due to the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano.

In volcano’s wake, an agonising wait for news from Tonga

January 18, 2022 9:05 am

🔴 The loss of most communications, as well as a lingering ash cloud that had reached some 63,000 feet high, have made it difficult for the outside world to get a picture of the situation in Tonga.

Indonesia bolsters recovery efforts after volcano kills 34

December 07, 2021 7:16 pm

The 3,676-metre Mt. Semeru volcano erupted on Saturday sending a cloud of ash into the sky and dangerous pyroclastic flows into villages below.

Drone operator will try to rescue dogs from Spanish volcano

October 19, 2021 10:22 pm

The dogs have been fed by drones dropping packages of food, but until now no one has been able to figure out how to rescue them.

Lava from Spanish volcano surges after crater collapse

October 04, 2021 5:12 pm

Lava has so far partially or completely wrecked more than 1,000 buildings, mostly homes, and destroyed almost 34 kilometers of roads

Eruption eases on La Palma as lava approaches sea

September 27, 2021 7:02 pm

"In the last hours the volcanic tremor has almost disappeared, as well as the strombolian explosive activity," the Canary Islands' Involcan volcanology institute tweeted, referring to a type of intermittent eruption pattern.


Indonesia volcano eruption: 13 dead, 7 missing; Sumber Wuluh village coated in ash

December 05, 2021 9:28 pm

A thunderstorm and days of rain, which eroded and finally collapsed the lava dome atop the 3,676-meter (12,060-foot) Semeru, triggered the eruption, said Eko Budi Lelono, who heads the geological survey center.

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.