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  • 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.


  • unavailable  Fountain of lava spews at Fissure 20 near Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 21 May 2018 18:49:15 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    This video shows lava fountains beside a dark molten landscape in Hawaii's district of Puna.

  • unavailable  New danger as Hawaii lava reaches sea, 'shatters' man's leg
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 21 May 2018 08:22:59 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    The Kilauea volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island becomes more hazardous, with rivers of molten rock flowing into the ocean, and a man's leg injured by lava splatter.


  • unavailable  Kilauea lava streams towards Pacific Ocean, prompting fears of adverse 'laze' effects
    PUBLISHED : Mon, 21 May 2018 08:22:59 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruptions continue to wreak havoc, with lava crossing a major highway and reaching the oceans. When lava mixes with ocean water, it creates laze- a portmanteau of lava and haze, which sends hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the air.

  • unavailable  Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to erupt
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 20 May 2018 07:28:11 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Fast-moving lava has crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes in a rural subdivision below Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, forcing people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters.

  • unavailable  Stunning aerial footage shows Hawaii eruption as residents airlifted to safety
    PUBLISHED : Sun, 20 May 2018 05:48:16 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Fast-moving lava crosses a road, isolating 40 homes in a rural subdivision below Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, forcing people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters.


  • unavailable  Kilauea volcano erupts anew
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 18 May 2018 05:52:33 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    The explosion came shortly after 4:00am (local time) after two weeks of volcanic activity that sent lava flows into neighbourhoods and destroyed dozens of homes.

  • unavailable  Hawaii volcano launches plume of ash more than 9km into the sky
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 18 May 2018 04:51:36 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has spewed ash more than 9 kilometres into the air, prompting scientists to warn this could be the first of a string of explosive eruptions in the crater.


  • unavailable  Hawaii volcano could spew fridge-sized boulders, experts warn
    PUBLISHED : Fri, 11 May 2018 09:18:15 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    As authorities scramble to remove around 190,000 litres of highly flammable liquid from a geothermal plant, after a fissure opened nearby, they warn the Kilauea volcano could hurl fridge-sized boulders if an eruption occurs.


  • unavailable  Man won't leave Hawaiian home despite lava threat
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 09 May 2018 10:08:28 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE
    Hawaiian resident Edwin Montoya's daughter's farm is downslope from Leilani Estates in Pahoa and just kilometres from lava gushing from the ground. The property is within the mandatory evacuation zone, but Mr Montoya is staying behind unless he is forced to leave.

  • unavailable  'I've lived a good life': Hawaiian man 'sticks it out' on family farm as lava destroys homes
    PUBLISHED : Wed, 09 May 2018 10:08:28 +1000   FULL DETAILS : CLICK HERE

    Edwin Montoya says he's not ready to leave the farm his family carved out on the slope of the lava-spilling Kilauea volcano, even as lava destroys dozens of homes a few kilometres up the hill.



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