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Volcanic eruption, typhoon, earthquake hit Philippines, Indonesia

The Philippines, Indonesia and the Pacific island of Tonga have been hit by forces of Mother Nature in the last couple of days, causing death and injury to those in coastal areas as well as in danger zones, in the case of the eruption in Indonesia.

Alert level raised on Popocatépetl volcano as activity increases

Puebla - Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano has been making much noise over the past few weeks. After noting increased activity, Mexican authorities raised the region's alert level to a yellow phase 3. Media reports speak of possible evacuation.

Popocatépetl volcano seeing heightened activity, ash spews

Puebla - The Popocatépetl volcano is spewing ash after a series of ongoing eruptions. Reportedly, several cities are covered in ash in the Mexico state of Puebla.

Erupting volcano kills five in Philippines

Manila - The Mayon Volcano, one of the Philippines most active, suddenly began erupting on Tuesday May 7 catching 30 climbers unawares.

Italy's Mount Etna erupts in spectacular show (video)

Sicili - Italy's tallest active volcano put on a late night show Tuesday, filling the sky with brightly colored lava and plumes of ash.

Could Russia's Tolbachik volcano be the next Eyjafjallajökull?

All week the Tolbachik volcano in Russia has been showing strong signs of activity. Initially the alert was raised from yellow to orange. As of today, the alert is now at red, the highest warning designation.

Explosive eruption coming from Russia's Tolbachik volcano

An explosive volcanic eruption from Plosky Tolbachik in Russia began to occur yesterday. Tolbachick has not seen an eruption in over 35 years.

Video: Children, teachers flee as Mount Tongariro erupts

Taupo - New Zealanders on the north island of the country are dealing with the aftermath of a Mount Tongariro volcano eruption, the second eruption in less than 4 months.

Akrotiri, the 'Minoan Pompeii', reopens to the public

Greek authorities have reopened the Bronze Age site of Akrotiri to the public, seven years after a roof collapse killed a British tourist.

Italy's Mount Etna erupts

Europe's biggest volcano, situated in Sicily, an island at the southern tip of Italy, has erupted spewing lava and an ash cloud which is reaching 5,000 metres into the air.

Volcanic activity in Canary Islands 'surprising'

The underwater volcano off the small Canary Island of El Hierro became active in July 2011 and has continued to be active on and off ever since, something described as 'surprising' by scientists.

Alaska's Mount Cleveland volcano begins erupting, poses no danger

Anchorage - The Mount Cleveland volcano, located on a remote island in Alaska, has begun erupting, according to recently released satellite images. Officials say the volcano poses no immediate danger to individuals or airplanes.

Ashes from volcanic eruption causing anguish in Argentina Special

Buenos Aires - Teams of experts in psycho-social problems are providing support to the people of Villa La Angostura, the city of the Province of Neuquén most affected by the fall of volcanic ash from the Chilean Puyehue-Cordón Caulle complex in the Andes mountains.

Volcano in Southern Japan erupts, adds to country's woes

Tokyo - A volcano located at the southern region of Japan has been reported by the Meteorological Agency to be spewing rock and ashes on Sunday.

Experts consider second Icelandic eruption possible

Volcanic experts in Iceland are concerned that recent eruption of the comparatively small Eyjafjallajökull glacier volcano could trigger more potentially devastating activity from Mount Katla.

Mayon Volcano is Restive and Showing Signs of Possible Eruption

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has raised the danger alert level in the vicinity of Mayon Volcano to warn villagers of possible eruption in the coming days.

Flights to Asia may be held back due to volcanic eruption

Sarychev Peak began spewing out an ash cloud last Friday, formed during the volcano's eruption. The eruption has not stopped, and the ash cloud is getting so big that flights leaving Vancouver International Airport may be delayed or even cancelled.

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Mount Bulusan
Mount Bulusan
Chris Newhall, (U.S. Geological Survey)
Image of Tolbachik Volcano s eruption on Nov. 29  2012
Image of Tolbachik Volcano's eruption on Nov. 29, 2012
Mount Canlaon or the Kanlaon Volcano.
Mount Canlaon or the Kanlaon Volcano.
Eathquakes recorded near Bardarbunga in Iceland up to 6 a.m. local time Aug. 21  2014.
Eathquakes recorded near Bardarbunga in Iceland up to 6 a.m. local time Aug. 21, 2014.
Icelandic Met Office
The fish loss from the volcanic eruption in Chile in April 2015 was serious.
The fish loss from the volcanic eruption in Chile in April 2015 was serious.
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Mount Etna erupts in October 2011
Mount Etna erupts in October 2011
Inken Behne