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19,000 Indonesians flee erupting volcano
19,000 Indonesians flee erupting volcano

More than 19,000 people have been displaced by a volcano in Indonesia that has been erupting for months and shot lava into the air nine times overnight, an official said Tuesday.

19,000 Indonesians flee erupting volcano
Thousands evacuated as El Salvador volcano spews ashes
Thousands evacuated as El Salvador volcano spews ashes

Some 2,000 people were evacuated in eastern El Salvador Sunday when the Chaparrastique volcano belched and spewed a column of ashes high into the sky.

Thousands evacuated as El Salvador volcano spews ashes
New Japan islet created in volcano eruption
New Japan islet created in volcano eruption

A dramatic volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean has created a tiny new islet in Japan's territorial waters, officials said Thursday, the first time in decades the nation has seen the phenomenon.

New Japan islet created in volcano eruption
Volcano prompts declaration of emergency in Peru
Volcano prompts declaration of emergency in Peru

Peru declared a state of emergency Thursday in nine districts threatened by the Ubinas volcano, which has erupted seven times since September 1, spewing harmful gas and ash.

Volcano prompts declaration of emergency in Peru
Photo courtesy of newswhip.com
Monster volcano is one of the biggest in Solar System

Geologists on Thursday announced they had uncovered a stupendous volcano that is the biggest in the world and rivals the greatest in the Solar System.

Monster volcano is one of the biggest in Solar System
New Zealand volcano lets off steam
New Zealand volcano lets off steam

A volcano off New Zealand sent a plume of steam two kilometres (1.24 miles) into the air Tuesday, although volcanologists described the eruption as small and said it was over in minutes.

New Zealand volcano lets off steam
Clean-up begins after Japan volcano eruption
Clean-up begins after Japan volcano eruption

Clean-up workers Monday started removing a layer of grey ash that spread across a city in southern Japan after a volcano erupted at the weekend, spewing a plume 5,000 metres into the air.

Clean-up begins after Japan volcano eruption
Hundreds evacuated after Indonesia volcano erupts
Hundreds evacuated after Indonesia volcano erupts

More than 500 people have been evacuated from a tiny Indonesian island where a volcano erupted at the weekend, spewing rocks and lava that killed five villagers.

Hundreds evacuated after Indonesia volcano erupts
New study ignites debate over Indonesia's mud volcano
New study ignites debate over Indonesia's mud volcano

Scientists on Sunday sparked a fresh debate over what triggered Indonesia's Lusi mud volcano, still spewing truckloads of slime more than seven years after it leapt catastrophically into life.

New study ignites debate over Indonesia's mud volcano
Mexico volcano ash disrupts US flights for second day
Mexico volcano ash disrupts US flights for second day

Frustrated passengers stood in long lines at Mexico City's airport Friday as US airlines canceled flights for a second day after the Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash.

Mexico volcano ash disrupts US flights for second day
Mexico volcano grounds US airlines
Mexico volcano grounds US airlines

Four US airlines canceled dozens of flights to and from Mexico City's international airport on Thursday after the Popocatepetl volcano blew ash and steam skyward.

Mexico volcano grounds US airlines
Mexico volcano spews ash on towns
Mexico volcano spews ash on towns

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash late Tuesday, with some of the material falling on three towns while glowing rocks landed on the towering mountain's slope.

Mexico volcano spews ash on towns
5700m Orizaba volcano in Mexico near Puebla de saragoza.
Kazakhstan climber conquers tallest vocano of North America

The Kazakhstan climber has already conquered four volcanoes out of seven as part of his Seven Volcanoes of Seven Continents project.

Kazakhstan climber conquers tallest vocano of North America
Orizaba volcano crater. Photo courtesy mountain.kz
Kazakhstan guide to climb Mexican volcano

Andrey Gundarev and Russia’s Yury Sukhanov, two members of the expedition have already taken part in several successful expeditions.

Kazakhstan guide to climb Mexican volcano
Chile volcano alert raised
Chile volcano alert raised

Chile issued a top-level red alert Sunday for its Copahue volcano, in the south on the Andean border with Argentina, as it rumbled to register a greater potential threat.

Chile volcano alert raised
Photo courtesy of space.com
Sulphur gas boosts theory of Venus volcanoes

European scientists said on Monday they had found tantalising clues to back theories that Venus -- Earth's cursed sister -- has active volcanoes.

Sulphur gas boosts theory of Venus volcanoes
Photo courtesy of new-zealand-nz.net
Mount Tongariro volcano erupts in New Zealand

A New Zealand volcano used as a backdrop to "The Lord of the Rings" films erupted on Wednesday, sending a column of ash two kilometres (1.2 miles) above the North Island.

Mount Tongariro volcano erupts in New Zealand
Indonesian volcano spews ash clouds in new eruption
Indonesian volcano spews ash clouds in new eruption

One of Indonesia's most active volcanoes has erupted again, spewing clouds of ash, an official said Monday.

Indonesian volcano spews ash clouds in new eruption
Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts, thousands evacuate
Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts, thousands evacuate

A series of powerful eruptions of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire blanketed villages in dense clouds of ash, and prompted evacuation orders for over 33,000 people.

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts, thousands evacuate
Long-dormant New Zealand volcano erupts
Long-dormant New Zealand volcano erupts

A New Zealand volcano has erupted unexpectedly after lying dormant for more than a century, spewing an ash plume that disrupted flights and closed highways.

Long-dormant New Zealand volcano erupts