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    Philippines’ 2nd most active volcano spews steam-laden plumes

    Manila: The Philippines second most active volcano on Monday spewed steam-laden plumes reaching 1 kilometre high following days of volcanic earthquakes, officials said. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has monitored…

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    Indian Army rushes to aid Congo town hit by volcano eruption

    New Delhi: After Mount Nyaragongo, an active volcano overlooking Congo’s Goma town erupted, Indian Army on Saturday rushed to assist in evacuation of locals and other UN personnel in the affected region.…

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    Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano erupts, flight alert issued

     Jakarta: Indonesian authorities on Saturday issued a flight alert following the eruption of the Sinabung volcano in North Sumatra province. The National Volcanology Agency said that the 2,475-meter high volcano located in Karo…

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    NZ scientists invent new volcano warning system

    Wellington:  New Zealand scientists have invented a new volcano alert system that they say could have provided warning ahead of last year’s White Island disaster. Twenty-one people died when the country’s most active…

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    Philippines volcano ‘enters a period of unrest’

    Manila: The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said on Monday that it was monitoring Mount Kanlaon in Negros Occidental province after it recorded over 130 earthquakes since Sunday. The institute issued…

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    How drones can better monitor explosive volcanoes

    London: Drones can be a great help in providing needed information in a crisis situation, as well as in the study of explosive volcanoes, say researchers. Due to the difficult accessibility and the…

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    Philippines on alert as volcano spews ash, lava

    Manila: Lava and broad columns of ash illuminated by lightning spewed from a volcano south of the Philippine capital on Monday, grounding hundreds of flights as authorities warned of a possible “explosive…

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    New Zealand: Five dead, many injured after volcano eruption

    WELLINGTON: Five people were killed, 18 were injured and several more were left stranded after an island volcano popular with tourists erupted unexpectedly in New Zealand on Monday. Police said some 50…

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    New Zealand: White Island volcano erupts

    Wellington: A volcano erupted on White Island, New Zealand on Monday, located about 48 kilometers from the eastern coast of North Island, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. In a tweet, the…

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    Flights cancelled as volcano erupts in Indonesia

    Jakarta: More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia’s island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volcano. The eruption, which…

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    Japan issues warning over probable volcano eruption

    Tokyo [Japan]: Japan’s Meteorological Agency on Sunday issued a warning over a possibility of volcanic Mount Hakone erupting. Along with this, the agency also raised its alert level to two on a…

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    Indonesia volcano erupts, spews ash cloud

    Jakarta: A volcano erupted in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province on Tuesday, spewing a dark ash cloud about 2,000 metres in height, above the crater. The Mount Sinabung eruption lasted 42 minutes and…

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    Volcanic Mount Shindake erupts in Japan

    Kagoshima: Mount Shindake volcano erupted on Kuchinoerabu Island in Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture on Thursday. Quoting Japan’s Meteorological Agency, NHK World reported that people have been advised to seek shelter and be on…

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