Volcano

5 killed in New Zealand volcano eruption

At least five people are killed, up to 20 injured and several are reported missing after a volcano suddenly erupted off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, spewing a plume of ash thousands of feet into the air.

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

Rumbling volcano shuts down Philippine capital

Schools and businesses shut across the Philippine capital as a volcano belched clouds of ash across the city and seismologists warned an eruption could happen at any time, potentially triggering a tsunami.

December 9, 2019
December 9, 2019

5 killed in New Zealand volcano eruption

At least five people are killed, up to 20 injured and several are reported missing after a volcano suddenly erupted off the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, spewing a plume of ash thousands of feet into the air.

January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018

Volcano erupts at Japanese ski resort, 1 missing in avalanche

Rocks spat out by a volcanic eruption rained down on skiers at a mountain resort in central Japan, according to television reports, and one skier was missing following an avalanche that occurred shortly after the volcano exploded.

November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017

Ash spewing Bali volcano closes airport for 2nd day

A volcano gushing towering columns of ash closed the airport on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali for a second day Tuesday, disrupting travel for tens of thousands, as authorities renewed their warnings for villagers to evacuate.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption

Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands after a volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life-threatening burns.

July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015

Deep sea volcanoes found off Sydney

A team of researchers has unexpectedly discovered four extinct underwater volcanoes off the coast of Sydney in Australia.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Nicaragua volcano Telica spews ash

The Telica volcano in north-west Nicaragua has been spewing large clouds of ash.

April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015

Chilean volcano spews huge ash cloud

The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupts for the first time in more than four decades, sending plume of smoke and ash several kilometres high.