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The Guardian   23 February 2021   Italy   Sicily  
<p>Mount Etna&rsquo;s spectacular eruptions reached a peak on Monday when the volcano&rsquo;s lava fountains soared to 1,500 metres &ndash; a display described by one expert as &ldquo;one of the most striking in the last few decades&rdquo;.<br />Europe&rsquo;s ...
France24   19 February 2021   Indonesia   Jakarta  
<p>Indonesia's Mount Merapi, one of the world's most active volcanoes, erupted on Friday, belching out fiery red lava.<br />The volcano, close to Indonesia's cultural capital Yogyakarta on Java island, had already spewed lava almost two dozen times over the ...
The Indian Express   27 March 2020   Indonesia  
<p>JAKARTA: Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupted on Friday, shooting a column of ash some 5,000 metres (16,000 feet) into the air in its second major eruption this month.<br />Ash and sand-covered areas several kilometres (miles) away from ...
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Express   23 January 2020   Philippines  
<p>TAAL VOLCANO is predicted to erupt in the coming &ldquo;hours to days&rdquo; as authorities urge residents to evacuate all areas surrounding the Philippines volcano.The eruption warning arrives after 731 earthquakes rocked the Philippines volcano on Luzon ...
Stuff.co.nz   14 December 2019   New Zealand  
<p>EXPLAINER: Following the deadly eruption at Whakaari/ White Island, New Zealand's volcanoes are in the spotlight.<br />New Zealand has 12 active volcanoes which are monitored by Kiwi scientists.<br />Whakaari/ White Island is one of them, and is currently ...
The Guardian   09 December 2019   New Zealand  
<p>Five people have died and eight are still missing after an eruption on a volcanic island in New Zealand, the country&rsquo;s prime minister has said.<br />Jacinda Ardern confirmed that New Zealanders and tourists from Australia, the US, Britain, China and ...
The Guardian   23 December 2018   Indonesia   Sunda Strait  
<p>At least 222 people have been killed and 843 injured after a tsunami hit the coast of Indonesia&rsquo;s Sunda Strait.<br />Twenty-eight people are missing and authorities expect the death toll to rise as many affected areas have not yet been reached.<br ...
Express   11 June 2018   World  
<p>Volcanic eruptions are nearly impossible to predict, but scientists are able to estimate which volcanoes are more “overdue” than others based on their eruption history.<br>Ben Edwards, a professor of earth sciences at Dickinson College, said: "Overdue in ...
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ABC News   08 June 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>Approximately 600 homes have been destroyed by lava flows on Hawaii's Big Island since the current eruption of Kilaeua Volcano began early last month, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim says.The latest estimate of property losses from Kilauea, one of the world's ...
9NEWS.com.au   15 May 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>The Hawaii State Department of Health has issued a warning that gases from the current volcanic activity is potentially dangerous and advised local residents to leave the area.</p> <p>People living in the lower Puna area of the Big Island have been issued ...
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