A volcanic eruption south of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik is sending plumes of smoke across a region known for its sweeping lava fields, volcanoes and geothermal activity. The Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) said the “minor”..
More than 6,000 villagers have been forced to leave rural communities within a six-kilometre (3.7-mile) radius of the Mayon volcano’s crater in northeastern Albay province in the Philippines. Officials on Saturday said thousands more need to..
Another steam-driven eruption possible, there are 24 active volcanoes in the country A restive volcano in the central Philippines spewed a column of ash at least 1 km (0.6 mile) into the sky on Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the alert at M..
Using data from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, scientists found that a region of Pluto was formed from the explosion of ice volcanoes. They called it a unique feature on the dwarf planet that has not been observed elsewhere in the solar system. ..
An indicator of the great power of last Saturday's volcanic eruption in Tonga is the height reached by its plume. UK scientists examining weather satellite data calculate it to be around 55km (35 miles) above the Earth's surface. This i..
The US and Japan have advised people on their Pacific coastlines to get away from the shore as a precaution against tsunami waves caused by a volcano eruption in the South Pacific. Japan has warned of waves as high as three metres, and waves of 1...
Lava from an erupting volcano on Spain's La Palma island has reached the Atlantic Ocean, raising fears of toxic gases being released and explosions. Clouds of white steam were seen rising as a red-hot current made contact with the water in the..
LA PALMA, Spain, Sept 20 - Authorities have evacuated about 5,000 people from villages in the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma as lava spews from an erupting volcano, local officials said. The 15-meter high lava flow has already swallowed 2..
A surge in seismic activity on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma has slowed in the past day but could return at any moment, authorities said on Friday, as they kept almost half the island's population on yellow alert for an eruption. "..