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Yellowstone volcano SHOCK: Steamboat geyser saw RECORD number of eruptions in 2018  Express.co.uk

The geyser, the world's tallest active geyser, saw 32 eruptions last year - smashing the previous record of 29, according to the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory ...


Yellowstone volcano: Researcher's 'head east' eruption warning REVEALED  Express.co.uk

THE YELLOWSTONE volcano could wipe out more than three-quarters of the US in the event of an eruption and a researcher warns that, if it happens, people ...


From emergence to eruption: Comprehensive model captures life of a solar flare  Science Daily

A team of scientists has, for the first time, used a single, cohesive computer model to simulate the entire life cycle of a solar flare: from the buildup of energy ...


Kilauea volcano eruption: Hawaii volcano UPDATE - is Kilauea still erupting?  Express.co.uk

HAWAII was once under the fiery grasp of the Kilauea volcano, which terrorised Big Island with rivers of lava and periodic seismic activity. Is the Kilauea volcano ...


Can earthquakes trigger volcano eruptions? Get the facts.  National Geographic

Tectonic earthquakes are among the most powerful natural phenomena on the planet. It's no surprise, then, that they are sometimes suspected of being able to ...


Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser Erupted More Times in 2018 Than Any Other Year on Record  Newsweek

Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat geyser—the tallest active geyser in the world—had a record-breaking year in 2018. It experienced more water eruptions ...


Indonesia tsunami kills hundreds after Krakatau eruption  BBC News

At least 222 people have been killed and 843 injured after a tsunami hit coastal towns on Indonesia's Sunda Strait, government officials say. There was no ...


Volcano three-quarters blown away by Indonesia tsunami eruption  The Guardian

Peak of Anak Krakatau was brought down by more than 200 metres in explosion that triggered waves killing more than 420 people.


Living With a Volcano: After Hawaii's Kilauea Eruption  Voice of America

Natural disasters — wildfires, hurricanes, floods — leave destruction and shattered lives in their wake. In August, nearly a year after Hurricane Maria, power was ...


Yellowstone volcano WARNING: Eruption IMMINENT when 'nature provides key clue'  Express.co.uk

NATURE will provide a key warning sign over the Yellowstone volcano's imminent eruption, according to a bombshell documentary.


Expert warns of 100 MASSIVE volcanoes on cusp of eruption - but no one knows which FIRST  Express.co.uk

ONE of the world's foremost volcanologists has warned that there are around 100 “explosive” volcanoes around the world that could cause devastation at a ...


Lava Clues Chronicled Kīlauea's Unusual 2018 Eruption  Eos

Samples from Kīlauea volcano's extraordinary eruption that began last May could offer important insights into the behavior of volcanoes and the underlying ...


Anak Krakatau Completely Transformed by Eruption that Caused Tsunami  The Weather Channel

The Indonesian island is all but unrecognizable after a devastating eruption caused a deadly tsunami in December. Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch.


Mount Etna has first 'flank eruption' in over a decade  BBC News

Europe's most active volcano erupted on Monday and officials report more than 130 earthquakes nearly.


Indonesia authorities raise Anak Krakatau volcano threat level  The Guardian

Authorities in Indonesia have raised the danger level for the volcano that triggered a tsunami on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, and extended the no-go ...


Ring of Fire eruption 2019: Which Ring of Fire volcanoes will BLOW in 2019?  Express.co.uk

VOLCANIC activity was high in 2018 with dozens around the globe spewing ash, lava and toxic gases into the air. But which Ring of Fire volcanoes will erupt in ...


New images of Indonesian volcano eruption emerge  The Sydney Morning Herald

New photos have emerged of the eruption of an Indonesian volcano which is believed to have triggered a tsunami killing hundreds.


Mount Etna Just Started Erupting From A New Fissure. Here's Everything You Need To Know  Forbes

According to new reports, Mount Etna – an active and mercurial volcano in Sicily – has produced a *fresh* eruption from a brand-new fissure. The Etna ...


Newshub graphic reveals Auckland's deadly volcanic field  Newshub

Auckland's volcanoes have been revealed in stunning new graphic showing the size of the deadly volcanic field. Scientists say the young field is forecast to ...


La Palma volcano: How Cumbre Vieja is 23 years overdue an ERUPTION capable of MEGA tsunami  Express.co.uk

CUMBRE VIEJA lies on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands and is an active yet dormant volcanic ridge. Thousands of tremors may indicate the volcano ...


Haunting photos show the aftermath of a devastating volcanic eruption in Guatemala  Washington Post

Associated Press photographer Rodrigo Abd documents the aftermath of a natural disaster.


Yellowstone Supervolcano WARNING: Eruption would be 20 TIMES larger than infamous Vesuvius  Express.co.uk

AN eruption at the Yellowstone Supervolcano would be twenty times the size of the enormous eruption at Vesuvius that wiped out Pompeii.


Volcano eruptions of 2018 - a year in volcanoes: Hawaii, Indonesia and Guatemala in pics  Express.co.uk

VOLCANOES across the globe erupted violently into life this year with some devastating consequences - here some of the most memorable and explosive ...


Despite eruption, dozens of projects filmed on Big Island in 2018  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Courtesy photo The cast of reality dating show “Are You the One?” gather for a photo. The show's seventh season was filmed in Keauhou. Courtesy photo The ...


Krakatau’s eruption in 1883 killed tens of thousands. Now the volcano’s ‘child’ is roaring to life.  The Washington Post

The volcano has a long history of causing death and destruction.


Eruption a factor in decrease of Big Isle home sales in 2018  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

A home is for sale on Ululani Street in Hilo through Edith Crabb of Caldwell Banker Day-Lum Properties. HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald. A home is for sale ...


Yellowstone Volcano: Eruption could trigger volcanic winter and cause MASS starvation  Express.co.uk

A YELLOWSTONE volcano explosive eruption could cause “total devastation” and unleash a volcanic winter across the world, a leading volcanologist has ...


Mount Etna volcano eruption: What is the latest travel warning and are flights affected?  Express

SICILY has experienced a number of earthquakes measuring up to 4.7 magnitude following the ongoing eruption of Mount Etna, the most active volcano in ...


Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano (Ryukyu Islands, Japan) activity update: Strong explosion and pyroclastic flow  VolcanoDiscovery

Following renewed unrest and a minor eruption beginning last August, earlier today a more significant explosion occurred, sending ash to 20,000ft (6km) and ...


Volcano WARNING: Expert fears supervolcano eruption could WIPE OUT central Italy  Express.co.uk

A VOLCANO in the southern Italian city of Naples could cause “devastation” across central Italy if it were to face a large-scale eruption, warned volcanologist ...


Huge volcano erupts in Japan  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

A volcano erupted in southern Japan sending massive amounts of thick smoke into the air. The eruption did not reach residential neighborhoods, so no ...


Bali's Agung volcano spews ash in fresh eruption  Channel NewsAsia

Dozens of Bali flights were cancelled in June when Mount Agung last erupted and shot a plume of ash and smoke more than 1,000 metres into the sky. (Photo: ...


Krakatoa volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): eruption & tsunami Dec 2018 - updates  VolcanoDiscovery

On this special page, we will post news about Anak Krakatau's eruption when a large portion of the island collapsed in the evening of 22 Dec 2018 and caused a ...


YEAR IN REVIEW: The 2018 eruption destroyed whole communities — and changed thousands of lives  Hawaii News Now

The eruption from Kilauea's lower east rift zone is technically over. But that doesn't mean it won't start up again.


This Really Bizarre Claim About Yellowstone Volcano Will Make Your Head Spin  Forbes

A particularly strange article about Yellowstone is showing up on Google, making a rather bizarre claim. Let's debunk it, shall we?


Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20190116/2339Z FL200 REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 16/2340Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka): news & eruption updates / VolcanoDiscovery.


Flashback: The deadly 1883 eruption of Krakatoa  The Sydney Morning Herald

As news breaks of a deadly tsunami in the Sunda Strait, we revisit the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, which caused destruction on an almost unimaginable scale ...


Mud volcano continues to bubble away following eruption near Gisborne  The Dominion Post

Its origins are 'a wee bit enigmatic', but this mud volcano is still oozing one month on.


Eclipse 2019: Could Super Blood Wolf Moon cause Hawaii volcano ERUPTION? USGS warning  Express.co.uk

A SUPER Blood Wolf Moon will grace the skies this month and the astrological event could potentially cause a volcano eruption on Hawaii, according to the US ...


'There is a huge range in activity': Indonesia's erupting volcanoes  The Sydney Morning Herald

As the death toll rises from the tsunami disaster in Indonesia, experts say there are seven volcanoes across the archipelago in an "eruption phase".


Spectacular eruptions from Mount Etna in Italy light up night sky on Christmas | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

More eruptions by Mount Etna on Tuesday lit up the night sky in Italy as Christmas night fell, with rivers of smoking lava streaming down the slope of the ...


VIDEO: $155 Million Kilauea Eruption Recovery “Ask” Presented  Big Island Video News

HAWAIʻI ISLAND - With the State Legislative session weeks away, the county has finalized the numbers and will be asking the state for $155 million in ...


Mount Etna VOLCANO spews LAVA and gas into night sky after eruption – VIDEO  Express.co.uk

ITALIAN Volcano Mount Etna erupted in the early hours of Wednesday morning spewing lava and ash into the surrounding area.


Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20190117/0019Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 17/0010Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano (Ryukyu Islands): news & activity updates / VolcanoDiscovery.


Yellowstone eruption in 2019: Will Yellowstone SUPERVOLCANO erupt next year?  Express.co.uk

A YELLOWSTONE volcano eruption could have devastating effects for the United States - but what is the likelihood of the supervolcano erupting in 2019?


Indonesia volcano eruption latest: Krakatau spews 4000ft ash cloud in latest explosion  Express.co.uk

INDONESIA's volatile Anak Krakatau volcano continues to violently erupt, spewing an ash cloud 4000 feet high today.


Etna volcano update: Eruption update - continuing earthquake swarm  VolcanoDiscovery

Etna volcano news and eruption updates / VolcanoDiscovery.


Indonesia volcano eruption: Bali and Sumatra on ALERT as 20 volcanoes rumble  Express.co.uk

INDONESIA is located on the Ring of Fire, where the majority of the Earth's volcanic and earthquake activity takes place. The resort locations of Bali and Sumatra ...


Volcano forecast 2019: Which volcanoes will erupt this year?  Express.co.uk

VOLCANO eruptions were prevalent in 2018, including the devastating the Kilauea eruption in Hawaii and the Fuego volcano in Guatemala. But which ...


Hawaii's Volcanic Eruption Created a Stunning New Black Sand Beach  Travel+Leisure

In May 2018, the Kilauea Volcano erupted on the island of Hawaii causing severe destruction in the area, but also creating a brand new black sand.


Indonesia earthquake WARNING: Will earthquake trigger Krakatau volcano eruption?  Express.co.uk

INDONESIA is currently suffering from a chain of significant tremors on its islands in the western side of the country. Will earthquakes trigger the Krakatau ...


Blast from the past: revealing NZ's hidden eruptions  New Zealand Herald

When it comes to understanding NZ's ancient eruptions, we're missing most of the picture.


NASA's Juno mission spots dramatic volcano eruption on Jupiter moon Io  CNET

NASA witnessed a volcanic plume on a moon far, far away.


Ring of Fire WARNING: Are Alaska earthquakes linked to Yellowstone volcano? Will it ERUPT?  Express.co.uk

Earthquakes in Alaska, located in the infamous Ring of Fire, are a frequeent occurence as the region lies on a major fault line, the Denali Fault. On January 9, a ...


Volcano: Shocking satellite image shows before and after the eruption  AccuWeather.com

Officials have released satellite images of Anak Krakatau volcano both before and after the eruption which killed 430 people in Indonesia.


Photos reveal extent of mud volcano eruption near Gisborne  New Zealand Herald

White mud and saline water have covered about 1.2 hectares in the Waimata Valley after a mud volcano eruption last month. Gisborne District Council ...


VIDEO: Puna Residents Speak On Eruption Recovery, Mayor Responds  Big Island Video News

HILO, Hawaiʻi - The Hawaiʻi County Council again heard testimony from residents impacted by the 2018 eruption of Kīlauea Volcano in the lower East Rift ...


The mystery of volcanic lightning continues to intrigue researchers  AccuWeather.com

Many of the complex intricacies that cause volcanic lightning are still mysteries to researchers.


Popocatepetl Volcano Flashes Bright in Nighttime Eruption  AOL Travel UK

The Popocatepetl volcano erupted in a bright burst during the early morning of January 16, spewing lava and volcanic ash into the air near the town of San ...


Before-and-after photos from space show the collapse of the Indonesian volcano that caused a deadly tsunami  Business Insider

Business Insider - In December, a section of the Anak Krakatau crater collapsed into the ocean, causing a tsunami. These images show what the volcano looks ...


Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190117/1900Z FL130 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 17/2050Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)  VolcanoDiscovery

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) ...


This Erupting Volcano's Lava Appears Blue, And Science Knows Why  Forbes

The one-of-a-kind blue color associated with the lava flows on Kawah Ijen volcano is not, as you might think, due to blue-colored lava. The scientific story is as ...


Anak Krakatau volcanic eruption causes devastating tsunami in Indonesia - 680 NEWS  680 News

The eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano triggered a devastating tsunami in Indonesia that has killed over 200 people and left almost 850 injured. Dec 23 ...


Cabinet splits erupt as top minister claims no-deal Brexit better than staying in EU  PoliticsHome.com

Theresa May is battling to contain a growing Cabinet split over Brexit after a top minister claimed a no-deal Brexit would be better than staying in the European ...


Tsunami triggered by volcanic eruption in Indonesia: 8 natural disasters the country faced before  India Today

A deadly tsunami in Indonesia's Sundra Striat injured over 700 people. Around Indonesia's Sundra Strait a tsunami caused by an island volcanic eruption killed ...


The Juno Probe Has Captured An Amazing Eruption On Jupiter's Moon Io  Gentside UK

The Juno probe, orbiting Jupiter, captured images of a volcanic eruption on one of the planet's moons late last year.…


Big Island police arrest squatters in community evacuated during Kilauea eruption  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - HONOLULU (AP) - Big Island police say two people were arrested after they were found squatting in a vacant home in a ...


New solar flare simulation reveals dazzling beauty of dangerous eruptions  NBCNews.com

Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Lab have created a dazzling new model of solar ...


BBC Question Time audience erupt in CHEERS at prospect of NO DEAL Brexit  Express

BBC Question Time audience members erupted in cheers after Brexiteer author Isabel Oakeshott insisted the “only option” for Prime Minister Theresa is to walk ...


Government shutdown holding up recovery funds for lava-ravaged Big Island communities  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - As part of its recovery from the Kilauea eruption, Hawaii County is seeking more than half a billion dollars in federal disaster ...


Canary Island volcano eruption could send ‘enormous’ tsunami | Daily Star  Daily Star

AN “enormous” tsunami could decimate the coastlines of Europe, the UK and the United States if an active volcano on the Canary Islands erupts, an expert has ...


No, ‘volcano selfies’ are not a good idea (especially during eruptions)  Digital Trends

A report from the Royal Geographical Society has noted how more people are traveling around the world to erupting volcanoes in a bid to snap dramatic shots ...


Cleveland volcano (Aleutian Islands, Alaska) activity update: New lava dome  VolcanoDiscovery

A new lava dome has been observed to be growing in the summit crater following a small explosion on January 9- continuing a pattern of behaviour typical of ...


Central Java prepares for worst as Mt Merapi eruptions increase  The Straits Times

KLATEN, CENTRAL JAVA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Mount Merapi, which stands on the border between Yogyakarta and Central Java, ...


A New Tool for Studying Volcanic Eruptions Like Kīlauea  Eos

A new study sheds light on how magma erodes the conduit it flows through.


Hawaii's newest black sand beach created by Kilauea eruption opens  New Zealand Herald

This beautiful beach was created during the destruction of Kilauea's eruption in 2018.


Tourists flock to erupting volcanoes, putting pressure on emergency services  Stuff.co.nz

Every year more and more tourists flock to erupting volcanoes in a hope to witness a powerful experience - some even pay local helicopters to take them in ...


'Resign Or Be Impeached': Dems Erupt Over Bombshell Trump Obstruction Report  HuffPost

Calls for Trump to leave office grow after report claimed he told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.


Stromboli volcano (Italy): elevated activity continues  VolcanoDiscovery

The activity remains at similar, high levels as during the past week: Near-continuous spattering is being observed from the new cinder cone in the NE crater ...


Solar flare simulation: The incredible beauty of dangerous eruptions  NBC2 News

A new computer model the entire life cycle of solar flares, in an effort to better understand these intense cosmic events. Courtesy Mark Cheung / Lockheed ...


Jacobite - Orthodox Standoff continues, Massive clashes erupt in Thrissur  Times Now

The standoff between the Orthodox and the Jacobite of the Church continues. It turned violent on Thursday night. Believers of both fractions including the Bishop ...


Big Island Real Estate Breaks Records in 2018 Despite Kīlauea Eruption  Big Island Now

Despite multiple lava outbreaks in the lower Puna District, most of the residential real estate market on Hawai'i's Big Island managed to post impressive numbers ...


Vanuatu's govt approves money for Ambrym volcano relief  Radio New Zealand

Vanuatu's Council of Ministers has approved over $US440,000 to go towards the Ambrym volcanic disaster response.


When 'Mr Big' was killed by 'The Iceman', a gang war erupted in Manchester  The Sydney Morning Herald

Around town, they call him "Mr Big", but the nickname does not square with the man stepping out of his silver BMW around 7.30 pm on July 26, 2015.


Fresh rallies erupt in Khartoum after Thursday violence  Anadolu Agency

Protesters converge on capital's Barri district; security forces respond with teargas, warning shots - Anadolu Agency.


Fans erupt over India star's big 'slap to the haters'  Yahoo Sports

Cricket fans have lit up the internet to toast MS Dhoni after the India veteran shut down his critics in the most emphatic way.


New aerial footage shows Anak Krakatau reshaped after eruption  The Weekly Times

New aerial footage of the Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia, filmed on Sunday (January 13) revealed the extent of its collapse in December last year, when an ...


Fiery sighting: A new physics of eruptions that damage fusion experiments  Phys.org

Sudden bursts of heat that can damage the inner walls of tokamak fusion experiments are a hurdle that operators of the facilities must overcome. Such bursts ...


Distant volcano could turn this weekend's lunar eclipse dark red  Science News for Students

On the evening of January 20 to 21, the entire Western Hemisphere will be treated to a more-than-hour-long sky show: a total eclipse of the moon. And the ...


New Year's fireworks to erupt on Australia Day, council confirms  Newcastle Herald

NEWCASTLE's postponed New Year's Eve fireworks are scheduled to light up the sky after dark on Australia Day, Newcastle City Council has confirmed.


Devils erupt for 8 goals in win over Blackhawks | Rapid reaction  NJ.com

The New Jersey Devils beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 8-5, on Monday, January 14, 2019 (1/14/19) at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. behind an offensive ...


Skin Changes, Risk for Severe Acneiform Eruptions Seen With EGFR Inhibitor Therapy  Dermatology Advisor

Instrumental evaluation has demonstrated rapid inflammatory changes of the skin associated with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors and ...


Warriors erupt for record 51 points in first quarter versus Nuggets  KGO-TV

The Warriors scored a league-record 51 points in the first quarter against the Nuggets on Tuesday in Denver. Kevin Durant led the charge with 17 points.


Erupting Japanese volcano sends ash billowing 19000 feet into the sky  WXXV News 25

Talk to WXXV's anchors, reporters and meteorologists. When you see news happening, share it! We'd love to hear from you.


Video shows UK jet fighter erupting in fireball leaving 11 dead  9news.com.au

Video from the cockpit of a fighter jet moments before it crashed at a UK air show, killing 11 people, has been played to jurors. The vision had never been seen ...


Violent ejections of idiocy: A people's history of 'bozo eruptions' in Canada  National Post

It was a cruel twist for Danielle Smith, who popularized the term and then suffered the definitive bozo eruption just days later.


Five disasters in Indonesia and their impact on tourism - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

A number of natural disasters that occurred across Indonesia from 2010 to 2018 not only resulted in lives lost, but also led to economic losses in tourism, ...


The year without summer  Juneau Empire

Two-hundred and thirty-six years ago, when General George Washington marched back into New York City as British troops were walking out, a volcano ...


Lyon university EXPLOSION: Fireballs erupt in in France - AVOID area  Express.co.uk

A HUGE blaze has broken out following an explosion at the University of Lyon in France, leaving three people injured.