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  • British woman dies while trying to rescue her dogs in Tsunami-hit Tonga Jan 18, 2022 11:51 AM IST

    British woman dies while trying to rescue her dogs in Tsunami-hit Tonga

    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.

  • Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption Jan 16, 2022 10:59 AM IST

    Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

    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

  • Videos: Huge volcanic eruption triggers Tsunami in Tonga, alarm sounded across South Pacific Jan 15, 2022 05:25 PM IST

    Videos: Huge volcanic eruption triggers Tsunami in Tonga, alarm sounded across South Pacific

    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.

  • Tallest volcano in Galapagos erupts, emits ash up to 3,800 metres Jan 08, 2022 05:26 PM IST

    Tallest volcano in Galapagos erupts, emits ash up to 3,800 metres

    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.

  • Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts, officials warn people to stay away Oct 20, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts, officials warn people to stay away

    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.

  • El Salvador is mining bitcoin using energy from volcanos Oct 02, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    El Salvador is mining bitcoin using energy from volcanos

    Bitcoin mining has come under fire for the massive carbon footprint as most of this electricity used is derived from fossil fuels

  • Lava from Spain's La Palma volcano reaches ocean Sep 29, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Lava from Spain's La Palma volcano reaches ocean

    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.

  • Lava pours out of volcano on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands Sep 20, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    Lava pours out of volcano on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands

    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.

  • Watch LIVE: Volcano erupts on La Palma in the Canary Islands Sep 20, 2021 07:41 AM IST

    Watch LIVE: Volcano erupts on La Palma in the Canary Islands

    The Canary Islands Volcanology Institute reported the initial eruption near the southern end of the island, which saw its last eruption in 1971.

  • Volcano erupts on Spanish island of La Palma Sep 19, 2021 08:28 PM IST

    Volcano erupts on Spanish island of La Palma

    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.

  • Explained: What is a volcano? How does it erupt? May 25, 2021 08:46 AM IST

    Explained: What is a volcano? How does it erupt?

    As Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo erupts after almost two decades. Here's an explainer on volcano eruptions.

  • Icelandic volcanic eruption a 'wonder of nature' May 16, 2021 01:29 PM IST

    Icelandic volcanic eruption a 'wonder of nature'

    With international travel slowly opening up, more and more people will be able to make the same journey to marvel at the volcanic show.

  • Ash coats Caribbean island of Saint Vincent after volcano eruption Apr 11, 2021 10:15 AM IST

    Ash coats Caribbean island of Saint Vincent after volcano eruption

    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.

  • Indonesian Semeru volcano erupts, spews ash 5kms into sky Jan 16, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    Indonesian Semeru volcano erupts, spews ash 5kms into sky

    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.

  • Thousands flee as Indonesian volcano bursts to life Nov 30, 2020 02:32 PM IST

    Thousands flee as Indonesian volcano bursts to life

    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.

  • New Zealand recovery teams return to volcanic island, two remain missing Dec 15, 2019 08:10 AM IST

    New Zealand recovery teams return to volcanic island, two remain missing

    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.

  • Tremors at New Zealand volcano island hinder recovery of bodies Dec 11, 2019 12:50 PM IST

    Tremors at New Zealand volcano island hinder recovery of bodies

    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

  • Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption kills 25, injures hundreds Jun 04, 2018 07:46 AM IST

    Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption kills 25, injures hundreds

    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.

  • Most violent volcanoes in the world: Some spitting fire since 500,000 years May 05, 2018 10:45 AM IST

    Most violent volcanoes in the world: Some spitting fire since 500,000 years

    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.

  • Bali raises volcano alert to highest level: Officials Nov 27, 2017 07:44 AM IST

    Bali raises volcano alert to highest level: Officials

    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.

  • Major 7.7 quake strikes off PNG, tsunami warning issued Mar 30, 2015 08:26 AM IST

    Major 7.7 quake strikes off PNG, tsunami warning issued

    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.

  • Zynga's Adventure World goes live on Facebook Oct 11, 2011 05:49 PM IST

    Zynga's Adventure World goes live on Facebook

    Popular social network game developer, Zynga‘s latest game, Adventure World has now gone live on Facebook, ...

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