Jan 18, 2022 11:51 AM IST
Tonga tsunami: The death of Angela Glover, a 50-year-old woman who ran a stray animals charity, is the first confirmed casualty in the island country.
- Jan 16, 2022 10:59 AM IST
Aid agencies said thick ash and smoke was continuing to affect Tonga's air and water, and that authorities were asking people to wear masks and drink bottled water
- Jan 15, 2022 05:25 PM IST
Tonga volcanic eruption: Residents said it felt like bombs were exploding nearby. The eruption was so intense it was heard as "loud thunder sounds" in Fiji, which is more than 800 kilometres away from Tonga.
- Jan 08, 2022 05:26 PM IST
The slopes of the Wolf volcano in Galapagos host the pink iguana, only 211 of which were reported to be left on Isabela, the largest island in the archipelago.
- Oct 20, 2021 01:41 PM IST
No injuries were immediately reported after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan, which sent rocks flying in a dramatic blast captured by nearby CCTV cameras.
- Oct 02, 2021 12:00 PM IST
Bitcoin mining has come under fire for the massive carbon footprint as most of this electricity used is derived from fossil fuels
- Sep 29, 2021 02:43 PM IST
Red hot lava from a volcano that devastated the Spanish island of La Palma reached the Atlantic Ocean late on September 28 in the evening, nine days after it started to flow down the mountain, wrecking buildings, and destroying crops.
- Sep 20, 2021 02:44 PM IST
A volcano erupted on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma, sending lava shooting into the air and streaming in rivers towards houses in two villages from the Cumbre Vieja national park in the south of the island.
- Sep 20, 2021 07:41 AM IST
The Canary Islands Volcanology Institute reported the initial eruption near the southern end of the island, which saw its last eruption in 1971.
- Sep 19, 2021 08:28 PM IST
Soldiers were deployed to help with the evacuation, the defence ministry said, and it is expected that more residents will be evacuated from surrounding towns.
- May 25, 2021 08:46 AM IST
As Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo erupts after almost two decades. Here's an explainer on volcano eruptions.
- May 16, 2021 01:29 PM IST
With international travel slowly opening up, more and more people will be able to make the same journey to marvel at the volcanic show.
- Apr 11, 2021 10:15 AM IST
The eruption of La Soufriere on April 9 pumped dark clouds of ash some 10 km into the air, prompting an evacuation of some nearby residents.
- Jan 16, 2021 05:48 PM IST
Indonesia has nearly 130 active volcanoes, more than any other country, and while many show high levels of activity it can be weeks or even months before an eruption.
- Nov 30, 2020 02:32 PM IST
The evacuation of more than 4,400 residents came as Mount Ili Lewotolok erupted Sunday, spouting a thick tower of debris four kilometres (2.5 miles) into the sky, triggering a flight warning and the closure of a local airport.
- Dec 15, 2019 08:10 AM IST
Authorities said eight police search and rescue staff were deployed for 75 minutes to an area in which their information suggested one body may remain.
- Dec 11, 2019 12:50 PM IST
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said emergency officials were meeting on the morning of December 11 to determine if a recovery effort could be launched
- Jun 04, 2018 07:46 AM IST
Volcan de Fuego, whose name means "Volcano of Fire", spewed an 8-kilometer (5-mile) stream of red hot lava and belched a thick plume of black smoke and ash that rained onto the capital and other regions.
- May 05, 2018 10:45 AM IST
Volcanoes are one of the most picturesque and the most terrifying wonders of nature. There are 1,500 active volcanoes on the planet today. Technically, any volcano that has erupted in the last 10,000 years is defined as active.
- Nov 27, 2017 07:44 AM IST
The exclusion zone around Mount Agung, which is 75 kilometres from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been widened to 10 kilometers, with people living in the exclusion zone being urged to evacuate.
- Mar 30, 2015 08:26 AM IST
A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.
- Oct 11, 2011 05:49 PM IST
Popular social network game developer, Zynga‘s latest game, Adventure World has now gone live on Facebook, ...