'Lava bomb' from Hawaii volcano hits tour boat, injuring at least 22

Published time: 16 Jul, 2018 21:52 A ‘lava bomb’, a flying chunk of molten rock, hit an ocean tour boat near the Big Island of Hawaii, puncturing the vessel’s roof and injuring the people on board, the island’s fire department has confirmed. At least 22 people were injured when the lava hit the boat, which […]

Bali volcano explodes, sending rocks & flares of lava into the air (PHOTOS)

A volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali erupted Monday, sending rocks and lava spewing into the air and unleashing a wave of panic across the island. Residents reported hearing a loud explosion as Mount Agung flung volcanic rocks at least 2 km in the air. A sea of lava spewed from the crater, […]

Bali volcano current status: Is the airport open again?

Airlines operating to and from Bali’s Denpasar’s Ngurah Rai International Airport were forced to delay or cancel flights yesterday after the increased volcanic activity. More than 300 flights were cancelled on the popular tourist island. Volcanic ash poses a hazard to aviation as it can hamper visibility, damage flight controls and cause jet engine failure. […]

Beware: Tourists Are Getting Arrested For Taking Risky Volcano Selfies In Hawaii

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Guatemala volcano travel advice: Latest flight updates as lava spews from Fuego

The Guatemala volcano death toll has risen to 75, wth another 200 people thought to be missing. Recovery workers have been struggling in the harsh conditions, with heat from the ground tearing some firefighters’ boots to shreds. Emergency services are evacuating areas around the volcano after more lava was seen spewing down the side yesterday. […]

Thousands flee lava & ash fallout after deadly Guatemala volcano eruption (VIDEOS)

The deadly eruption of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire has affected more than 1.7 million people and created havoc in surrounding municipalities, sending thousands of people fleeing for their lives through streets buried in ash. As least seven people have been confirmed as killed so far – including two children who were burned to death while […]

Thousands flee lava & ash fallout after deadly Guatemala volcano eruption (VIDEOS)

The deadly eruption of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire has affected more than 1.7 million people and created havoc in surrounding municipalities, sending thousands of people fleeing for their lives through streets buried in ash. As least seven people have been confirmed as killed so far – including two children who were burned to death while […]

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has exploded, sending ash clouds 30,000 feet into the sky — here are before-and-after photos of the destruction

DigitalGlobe; Business Insider/Jeremy Berke Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano exploded Thursday morning, sending an ash plume thousands of feet into the sky. The eruption occurred shortly after 4 a.m. local time, Hawaii’s Civil Defense Agency said. The eruption shot ash more than 30,000 feet up. Authorities evacuated people from around Kilauea’s crater area and warned those in the vicinity […]

Stunning images show golfers undisturbed by volcano eruption in Hawaii

Mario Tama/Getty Images Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano has experts paying attention and asking those in proximity to the eruption to be prepared. On Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) raised its alert level to “red,” indicating that “Major volcanic eruption is imminent, underway, or suspected with hazardous activity both on the ground and in the air.” Still, at […]

A new fissure from the Hawaii volcano is spattering lava — and it’s just east of a geothermal energy plant

Reuters/Terray Sylvester A new lava fissure has opened up on Hawaii’s Big Island in the vicinity of a geothermal energy plant. Just hours after the fissure opened up on Saturday morning, red and black lava had piled up about 40 feet high and more than 150 feet in length, while magma chunks sprayed up to […]