volcanic eruption

Taal Volcano
Aaron Favila/AP
AP News
January 14, 2020 - 6:46 am
A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and more dangerous eruption, as tens of thousands of people fled villages darkened and blanketed by heavy ash. Read more here.
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Aftermath of Philippines volcanic eruption
Aaron Favila/AP
AP News
January 13, 2020 - 9:46 am
Red-hot lava gushed out of a volcano near the Philippine capital on Monday, as tens of thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash and frightening tremors. Experts warned that the eruption could get worse and plans were being made to evacuate hundreds of thousands more. Read more here.
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Navy helicopter returns to Whakatane Airport
Mark Baker/AP
AP News
December 13, 2019 - 1:08 pm
As grieving families sang traditional Maori songs, New Zealand military specialists wearing protective gear landed on a small volcanic island on Friday and recovered six bodies of the 16 people who died in an eruption four days earlier. Read more here.
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Tourists on a boat look at the eruption of the volcano on White Island, New Zealand, on Dec. 9, 2019.
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AP News
December 10, 2019 - 10:50 am
Six deaths were confirmed after Monday's eruption of the White Island volcano. Five people died at the time of the blast or soon after, while a sixth person died Tuesday night at an Auckland hospital. Another eight people are believed to have died, with their bodies remaining on the ash-covered...
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In this Monday, April 22, 2019 photo, Tisha Montoya and her dog Bebe cut through the lava field that covered much of her property and destroyed her home near Pahoa, Hawaii.
Marco Garcia/AP Photo
May 03, 2019 - 11:17 am
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii (AP) — A year after a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes and farms in the disaster are still struggling to return to their...
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Residents inspect a house damaged by a tsunami, in Carita, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018.
AP Photo
December 23, 2018 - 9:18 am
CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — An eruption of one of the world's most infamous volcanic islands is believed to have triggered a tsunami that killed at least 222 people in Indonesia during a busy holiday weekend. The waves smashed onto beaches at night without warning, ripping houses and hotels from...
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The Volcan de Fuego, or Volcano of Fire, spews hot molten rock from its crater in Alotenango, Guatemala.
AP Photo/Luis Soto
June 04, 2018 - 7:23 am
EL RODEO, Guatemala (AP) — Rescuers pulled survivors and bodies from the charred aftermath of the powerful eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, as the death toll rose to 65 on Monday and was expected to go higher from a disaster that caught residents of remote mountain hamlets off guard, with...
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Kimberly Adams
May 04, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hawaii's famous Kilauea Volcano has spewed lava for decades. But what's different about this abrupt eruption is the rare location of the evacuation site, according to a local expert. "The magma came up to the surface and erupted in a fisher eruption," explained, Loÿc...
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