Saturday, Dec 03, 2022


Indonesia Raises Semeru Volcano Alert, Fears Avalanche Of Lava

Dec 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to Indonesia's geological agency, the volcanic activities started increasing from Saturday and it could trigger an avalanche of lava and searing gas. About 8 million cubic meters of sand from the volcano's crater has already clogged the Besuk Kobokan river.

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Lava Fountains Form In Park

Sep 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Webcam footage of the crater showed lava fountains covering the floor of the crater and billowing clouds of volcanic gas were rising into the air.

Airport On Spanish Island Reopens Amid Roaring Volcano

The volcano on La Palma, which is part of the volcanic Canary Islands off northwest Africa and is home to about 85,000 people, erupted on September 19.

Indonesia's Most volatile Volcano Mount Merapi Erupts On Densely Populated Java Island

Aug 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Mount Merapi unleashed clouds of hot ash at least seven times since Sunday morning, as well as a series of fast-moving pyroclastic flows, a mixture of rock, debris, lava and gasses.

Volcanic Eruption In Congo Leaves 15 Dead, Thousands Homeless

The eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on Saturday night sent about 5,000 people fleeing from the city of Goma across the nearby border into Rwanda

05 March, 2021

Alert Level Raised After Explosion At Remote Alaska Volcano

Associated Press (AP)

Minor ash deposits are visible at the volcano, located 772 kilometres southwest of Anchorage.

27 January, 2021

Indonesia’s Most Active Volcano Erupts, Hundreds Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

Indonesia’s Mount Merapi erupted on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported so far, officials said

07 January, 2021

Indonesia's Merapi Volcano Releases Hot Clouds, 500 Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

Local authorities on Thursday evacuated more than 500 people living on the mountain in Magelang district on Java Island.

21 December, 2020

Earthquake Strikes Hawaii's Big Island After Kilauea Volcano Erupts

Associated Press (AP)

The eruption began late on Sunday within the Halema'uma'u crater, officials said.

29 November, 2020

Volcano Erupts In Eastern Indonesia, Thousands Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

Nearly 2,800 people from 28 villages were evacuated from the slopes of Mount Ili Lewotolok in Indonesia

10 December, 2019

Police Open Criminal Probe Into New Zealand Volcano Deaths


The threat level at the volcano had been raised in the week before Monday's disaster, prompting questions about whether tour groups should have been allowed to visit the popular destination off the North Island coast.


04 July, 2019

Italy: One Tourist Reported Dead, One Injured in Stromboli Volcano Eruption

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Stromboli is part of the seven-island Eolian Archipelago just off Sicily in southern Italy.

25 May, 2019

Volcano Erupts In Bali, Flights Cancelled

Outlook Web Bureau

Mount Agung’s ash cloud dropped from a height of 4,000-5,000 meters (13,100-16,400 feet) to around 1,000 meters.

18 March, 2019

2 Tourists, 44 Others Injured In 4.4 Magnitude Indonesia Earthquake

Outlook Web Bureau

Malaysian victims were caught in a landslide with 36 others at the Tiu Kelep waterfall near Mount Rinjani.

25 December, 2018

Indonesia Tsunami: Death Toll Reaches 373, Officials Warn Of More Deadly Waves In Coming Days

Outlook Web Bureau

Residents along Indonesia’s Sunda Strait coast were warned on Monday to avoid beaches for at least two days for fear that volcanic activity could generate another powerful tsunami.

24 December, 2018

281 Killed, Over 800 Injured In Indonesia Tsunami Set Off By Volcano

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, there was no warning of the advancing wave that struck on Saturday around 9.30 p.m.

24 December, 2018

281 Killed, Over 800 Injured In Indonesia Tsunami Set Off By Volcano

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, there was no warning of the advancing wave that struck on Saturday around 9.30 p.m.


23 December, 2018

222 Killed In Tsunami Triggered By Volcano In Indonesia

Outlook Web Bureau

The 305-metre-high volcano, about 200 kilometres southwest of capital Jakarta, has been erupting since June. In July, authorities widened its no-go areas to 2 kilometres from the crater.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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