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CNN   11 October 2021   Canary Islands   La Palma  
<p>Madrid (CNN) Lava flowing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on Spain's La Palma island sparked a fire at a cement factory Monday, leading to at least 2,500 residents to be ordered into lockdown to protect their health, a local official said.<br />The main danger ...
abc.net.au   01 October 2021   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>One of the most active volcanos on Earth is erupting on Hawaii's Big Island.<br />Officials with the US Geological Survey said the eruption begun in Kilauea volcano's Halemaumau crater at the volcano's summit on Wednesday.<br />Webcam footage of the crater ...
<p>Tens of thousands of people have fled the Congolese city of Goma after officials ordered the evacuation of parts of the city due to the risk of further eruptions from Mount Nyiragongo.<br />The evacuation order came after powerful aftershocks rocked the ...
<p>At least 31 people have died and hundreds of children were feared missing or separated from their families Monday after Mount Nyiragongo erupted in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the weekend.Government spokesman Patrick Muyaya confirmed ...
Stuff.co.nz   20 May 2021   Italy   Napoli  
<p>Italian volcanoes Etna and Stromboli have had bursts of activity within hours of each other.<br />The first to go was Sicilian volcano Mt Etna, which sent up a 500-metre high lava fountain after a bout of volcanic activity started about 2.20am Wednesday ...
The Atlantic   17 May 2021   Guatemala  
<p>Guatemala&rsquo;s Pacaya volcano has been in a fairly active period since about 1961. Earlier this year, a new fissure vent opened, and rivers of lava began flowing out, threatening several nearby communities. The lava has been advancing slowly, and locals ...
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<p>VOLCANO ON ST. VINCENT STILL ERUPTING - The prime minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines appealed for international help Tuesday as the Caribbean island nation begins to tackle the daunting cleanup from a series of volcanic eruptions that have not stopped.<br>"The ...
livescience   23 March 2021   Iceland  
<p>After a 900-year nap, a volcano in Iceland erupted Friday (March 19), spewing tendrils of molten lava down its flanks and bathing the cloudy night sky in an ominous orange-red. <br />Gorgeous and fiery photos show the Fagradalsfjall volcano, located about ...
Yahoo News   15 March 2021   Iceland   Grindavik  
<p>COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Icelanders are yearning for some undisturbed shut-eye after tremors from tens of thousands of earthquakes have rattled their sleep for weeks in what scientists call an unprecedented seismic event, which might well end in a spectacular ...
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 ...