RedskyNews Category: Volcanoes

Volcano To Create New Island

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Over the past week or so, the geological upheaval in the Canary Islands has caused jets of water to rise more than 20 metres into the air and locals claim to have even seen rocks thrown out of the sea.

Etna Eruption Closes Airport

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Lava and ash spewing out of a crater of the giant Etna volcano in southern Italy forced the closure of nearby Catania airport, ANSA news agency said late Sunday. With a high risk of volcanic ash being blown onto the

Ash Rises From Russian Volcano

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An explosive eruption is taking place at Russia’s Shiveluch volcano (sometimes called Sheveluch or Sopka Shiveluch), located in the far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, prompting no fly zones to be imposed in the region. Ash plumes have risen to 34,500 ft

Residents Flee Canary’s Volcano

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Video Report: Residents living near a volcano on Spain’s Canary Islands have been moved from their homes because of fears it is about to erupt. The Pico de Malpaso on El Hierro island has been rumbling and spitting rocks since

Earthquakes Hit Off La Palma

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The Instituto Geografico Nacional (IGN) has reported surface deformations exceeding 35mm on the Spanish island of El Hierro, where residents have been alert for a possible volcanic eruption. The number of earthquakes recorded since July 17 on the smallest of

Indonesia Farmers Flee Volcano

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MOUNT TAMBORA, Indonesia (AP) — Bold farmers in Indonesia routinely ignore orders to evacuate the slopes of live volcanoes, but those living on Tambora took no chances when history’s deadliest mountain rumbled ominously this month. Villagers like Hasanuddin Sanusi have

Two Volcanoes Get Ready To Blow

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Authorities raised the alert status of two volcanoes to the second-highest level over the weekend and told people to stay up to six kilometers away from the craters . The alert was raised on Sunday for Mount Soputan in North

Mount Etna Eruptions Get Stronger

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As the Mt. Etna volcano came to life again and started erupting in the southern Italy on the island of Sicily, inhabitants were not worried but rather bemused. The volcanic eruption took place as on July 30 2011 in Catania-the

Double Eruption In Indonesia

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An Indonesian volcano erupted twice on Monday following its biggest eruption in weeks over the weekend, a government volcanologist said, forcing people to remain in safety shelters. “The two eruptions happened within ten minutes which sent a column of ash

Mount Lokon Erupts 2,500 Flee

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An Indonesian volcano has erupted, spewing rocks, lava and ash hundreds of metres into the air, just days after the country’s alert status was raised to the highest level. There has been a significant rise in volcanic activity at Mount