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  • unavailable  The five most deadly natural disasters in Indonesia this year
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:20:05 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    The Sunda Strait tsunami is among nearly 2,000 natural disasters that struck Indonesia in 2018 with the loss of nearly 4,000 lives and around three million people displaced.


  • unavailable  Volcano-triggered earthquake rips through Sicily causing major damages
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 27 Dec 2018 09:16:37 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Video shows large debris on the streets as fire fighters are working to rescue trapped animals and assess the damages.

  • unavailable  Italy's Mt Etna shakes Sicily after eruptions trigger 1,000 tremors
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 27 Dec 2018 07:34:51 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    An earthquake hits the southern Italian island of Sicily, triggered by eruptions from nearby Mount Etna, injuring at least 10 people and damaging churches and houses on the volcano's slopes.


  • unavailable  The volcano believed to have caused the Indonesian tsunami (no sound)
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 24 Dec 2018 12:58:47 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Aerial footage shows thick smoke erupting from "Child of Krakatoa", a volcano believed to have caused the tsunami in Indonesia.

  • unavailable  An underwater landslide on a volcano likely caused Indonesia's deadly tsunami
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 24 Dec 2018 12:58:47 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    The landslide was like "dropping a bag of sand in a tub filled with water" and there was no tsunami warning because no-one felt any shaking, experts say.


  • unavailable  Death toll up to 373 from devastating Indonesia tsunami that struck without warning
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 24 Dec 2018 09:14:52 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    The tsunami in Indonesia, from which the death toll has now risen to 373, was triggered by an undersea landslide, giving seaside residents little warning or opportunity to flee for higher ground.


  • unavailable  Volcano in Guatemala erupts
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 20 Nov 2018 07:45:59 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes following volcanic eruption in Guatemala.

  • unavailable  'Sounds similar to a locomotive': Thousands flee Guatemala's erupting Volcano of Fire
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 20 Nov 2018 07:45:59 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    About 4,000 residents evacuate as red-hot rock and ash spews into the sky and cascades down slopes towards an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this year.


  • unavailable  Rewriting history? Note on Pompeii wall suggests new date for ancient city's destruction
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:39:00 +1100   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Excavations on the vast Pompeii site in southern Italy find new evidence that the ancient Roman city may have been destroyed two months later than previously thought.


  • unavailable  'I have to go back': Why do people choose to live so close to active volcanoes?
    PUBLISHED : Sat, 06 Oct 2018 08:09:18 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Around the world, many people choose to live near active volcanoes, and are often quick to relocate even if the situation is not entirely safe yet — why?


  • unavailable  Volcano erupts on PNG's Manam Island, sending plumes of ash 15km into the air.
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 26 Aug 2018 15:04:51 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Volcano erupts on PNG's Manam Island, sending plumes of ash 15km into the air.

  • unavailable  Villagers forced to flee after volcano erupts in PNG
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 26 Aug 2018 15:04:51 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    A volcano on the north coast of Papua New Guinea erupts, sending plumes of ash 15 kilometres into the air and forcing 2,000 villagers to flee from lava flows.


  • unavailable  Entire Vanuatu island to be evacuated as ash blankets villages and blacks out sky
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 27 Jul 2018 13:07:40 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    The population of an entire island in Vanuatu is set to be evacuated for the second time in less than a year as increasing ash clouds from an erupting volcano turn day into night.


  • unavailable  CCTV captures the moment Bali's Mount Agung erupts
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 03 Jul 2018 15:51:49 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Lava ejected from the crater caused a forest fire to breakout on the mountain top, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency.

  • unavailable  Bali flights resume as airport reopens after Mt Agung volcano eruptions
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 29 Jun 2018 17:11:52 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Bali's main airport reopens after volcanic ash from Mt Agung forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights and derailed tens of thousands of passengers' holiday plans on the eve of the school holidays.


  • unavailable  Why are some volcanic eruptions so much deadlier than others?
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 29 Jun 2018 15:15:58 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Volcanoes have been in the news lately, but while one volcanic eruption left 110 people dead, others have been less ferocious with one shutting down the skies, and another allowing tourists to roast marshmallows over lava — so why are volcanic eruptions so different?


  • unavailable  Bali volcano erupts again, cancelling flights and causing chaos on eve of school holidays
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 29 Jun 2018 09:22:59 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Bali's airport is closed and airlines cancel hundreds of flights to and from Australia after the Mt Agung volcano began erupting yesterday, stranding thousands of travellers on the eve of the July school holidays.


  • unavailable  Flights cancelled, passengers stranded as Bali's Mount Agung erupts
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 29 Jun 2018 06:30:45 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A number of flights between Australia and Bali have been cancelled after the Mount Agung volcano began spewing water vapour and ash two kilometres into the air.

  • unavailable  Bali flights cancelled as Mount Agung spews ash 2km into sky
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:31:54 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Thousands of people are stranded after Jetstar, AirAsia, Virgin Australia and Qantas cancel some flights to the Indonesian holiday hotspot, as Mount Agung erupts again.


  • unavailable  Hawaii volcano eruption destroys 600 homes, but creates more than a kilometre of new land
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:31:57 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Authorities say approximately 600 homes have been destroyed by lava flows on Hawaii's Big Island since the current eruption of the Kilaeua volcano began early last month.


  • unavailable  Dangerous conditions force suspension of Guatemala search and recovery
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 08 Jun 2018 06:25:09 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Rescuers suspend search and recovery efforts at villages devastated by the eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, leaving people with missing loved ones distraught and prompting some to do the risky work themselves with rudimentary tools.


  • unavailable  Death toll from Guatemala's Fuego volcano rises to 99 as rescuers desperately search for survivors
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:28:40 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Death toll from Guatemala's Fuego volcano rises to 99 as rescuers desperately search for survivors.

  • unavailable  Entire neighbourhood covered in lava spewing from Hawaii volcano
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:13:33 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say the entire neighbourhood of Vacationland, on the Big Island of Hawaii, has been covered by lava, and the nearby Kapoho subdivision has only a few structures remaining.

  • unavailable  Lava engulfs two Hawaiian neighbourhoods within days as volcano rages on
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 07 Jun 2018 17:13:33 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Residents who ignored evacuation orders had to be airlifted from the neighbourhoods just hours before lava started swallowing the area's almost 300 homes.


  • unavailable  Search for missing near Guatemala volcano as death toll climbs
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:55:25 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Rescuers scour an ash-ravaged landscape in Guatemala for a third straight day in search of survivors and victims of Fuego volcano's calamitous eruption, which has killed at least 99 people.


  • unavailable  Guatemalan police save baby girl amidst volcanic eruption rescue efforts
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 19:49:32 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A video shared to the Guatemalan National Civil Police (PNC) Twitter page shows officers rescuing a baby girl from inside a house located in the area affected by the eruptions of the Volcano Fuego.

  • unavailable  Ambulance gets engulfed by torrent of ash from Fuego Volcano
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:20:27 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    An emergency vehicle attempting to escape the eruption of Fuego volcano in Guatemala on June 3 was engulfed by the fast-moving ash cloud that descended down the mountainside.

  • unavailable  Baby rescued from ash as Guatemala death toll rises
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:20:27 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Video has emerged of the rescue of a baby girl who was buried under ash in Guatemala, as authorities warn the Fuego volcano is showing signs of greater activity.


  • unavailable  Lava from Kilauea eruption flows through Hawaii destroying hundreds of homes
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:54:18 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Lava from the Kilauea volcano has destroyed hundreds of homes in a mostly rural area on the Big Island of Hawaii, a county spokeswoman says.

  • unavailable  Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 09:48:20 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    A morning flyover confirms hundreds of homes are destroyed — the most since the eruption began last month — in the latest wave of destruction from the Big Island's Kilauea volcano.


  • unavailable  'It just is pouring out, covering everything in its path': Hawaii volcano destroys 117 homes
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 09:41:52 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano has destroyed more than 100 homes in a rural Big Island district.

  • unavailable  Guatemala holds funeral for volcano victims as hope fades for finding more survivors
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 06:47:02 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    The funeral of the first group of the volcano victims has been held in a central square in Alotenango, a municipality of the Guatemalan department of Sacatepequez.

  • unavailable  'The dead lost their features': Guatemala holds funeral for volcano victims
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:23:56 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    The silence of the square was broken by the weeping of the loved ones of seven people killed by a powerful eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire that has left 69 dead and 300 injured.


  • unavailable  Guatemala volcano death toll climbs to 69
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 05 Jun 2018 23:51:00 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Nic Wirtz, a freelance journalist who has been covering the disaster in Antigua, said the rumble of the volcano was a familiar sound to those who live near it, and that was why the eruption came as a surprise.

  • unavailable  'They are burning': Distraught woman begs Guatemalan President to throw water on her family's village
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:45:02 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    A distraught woman begs Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to get a helicopter and drop water over the village where her missing family lives.

  • unavailable  Residents in Guatemala race away as volcano erupts
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 05 Jun 2018 10:46:06 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Residents in Guatemala have captured the moment the volcano erupts and they attempt to outrun the ash and lava.

  • unavailable  Guatemala volcano death toll rises
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 05 Jun 2018 08:08:41 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Rescue workers struggled in perilous conditions to find bodies under rivers of ash and mud that swept down from Guatemala's Fuego volcano, as the number of fatalities from an eruption that partially buried buildings rose to 62.

  • unavailable  Relatives beg for news of missing as Guatemala volcano death toll climbs amid fresh destruction
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 05 Jun 2018 06:10:37 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Rescue workers struggle in perilous conditions to find bodies under rivers of ash and mud that swept down from Guatemala's Fuego volcano, as the number of fatalities from an eruption that partially buried buildings rises to 69.


  • unavailable  Volcanic eruption from Guatemala's Mt Fuego spews lethal ash and lava
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:15:23 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Dozens have been killed following an eruption from Guatemala's Mt Fuego.

  • unavailable  Guatemala volcano eruption kills 25, lava hampers rescue effort
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:15:23 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    One of Central America's most active volcanos erupts in fiery explosions of ash and molten rock, killing at least 25 people and injuring nearly 300 while blanketing nearby villages in heavy ash.


  • unavailable  Lava cuts last road to Hawaiian community hours after final evacuations
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 03 Jun 2018 15:33:50 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    The last group of evacuees from homes on the eastern tip of Hawaii's Big Island are ushered from their homes, hours before creeping lava from the Kilauea volcano severs all road access to the area, officials say.


  • unavailable  No, it's not a good idea to roast marshmallows over volcanic vents. Here's why
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 30 May 2018 19:16:59 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    It's the advice you thought you'd never need, but the United States Geological Survey has gone on the record to say it's probably not a good idea to roast marshmallows over lava. Here's why.


  • unavailable  Hawaii man whose leg was shattered by Kilauea volcano says it was the most forceful impact he has ever experienced
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 24 May 2018 12:58:03 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Darryl Clinton, whose leg was shattered by lava splatter, says he is amazed at the doctors who managed to save his leg.

  • unavailable  This is what it feels like to be hit by a 'lava bomb'
    PUBLISHED : Thu, 24 May 2018 12:58:03 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Darryl Clinton was hit by a flying "lava bomb" while trying to protect homes from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano. Here's what they are, and how it felt to be hit by one.


  • unavailable  Lava flows approach power plant in Hawaii
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 22 May 2018 19:36:54 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    The eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is threatening a power plant, with lava streams spilling across the island.

  • unavailable  Lava from Hawaiian volcano creeps toward major power plant
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 22 May 2018 19:36:54 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is heading towards a geothermal power plant site, as workers rush to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases.


  • unavailable  Aerial footage shows lava gushing from Kilauea volcano, snaking towards ocean
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 22 May 2018 09:49:10 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billow into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours into the ocean

  • unavailable  White plumes of acid and shards of glass billow into the sky over Hawaii
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 22 May 2018 08:32:36 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Molten rock from Kilauea volcano pours into the ocean days after Kilauea first erupted.

  • unavailable  Lava flows into the Pacific Ocean, sending plumes of toxic smoke laced with glass into the sky
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 22 May 2018 07:00:19 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Kilauea volcano began erupting more than two weeks ago and has burned dozens of homes, forced people to flee and shot up plumes of steam from its summit that led officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles.

  • unavailable  Toxic cloud laced with acid and glass forms as Hawaii volcano lava hits ocean
    PUBLISHED : Tue, 22 May 2018 06:54:06 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Authorities warn the public to stay away from the cloud, containing hydrochloric acid and fine glass particles, that forms in a chemical reaction when lava touches seawater.



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