Just one day after two people were reported to have died during an earthquake, Mexican authorities issued an alert following two explosions at the Popocatepetl volcano Tuesday. Residents were asked not to go near the site. The alert has been set at Yellow Phase 2.Add your comment!
Two days after a first volcanic eruption not far from Tonga led to the death of two women in Peru, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center detected large waves in the area, which could be from another explosion, it was reported.
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves Thursday ordered the evacuation of several towns as a precaution in view of threatening activity at the La Soufriere volcano.
A volcano erupted near Iceland's capital Reykjavik on Friday, shooting lava high into the night sky after thousands of small earthquakes in recent weeks.
Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano dramatically spewed a fiery cloud of ash and rock into the sky on Thursday, though it did not prompt authorities to raise their eruption alert level.
Peru's government has declared a state of emergency and carried out numerous evacuations in the areas hit in one way or another by the Ubinas volcano's eruptive process which has affected around 30,000 people in the south of the country, mainly due to the dispersion of ashes, authorities reported Sunday.
The alert level for Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano has been raised to the second-highest level possible, after a series of eruptions, while all flights around the volcano have been rerouted and a 5km (three-mile) exclusion zone has also been imposed.
Almost 4 000 people were evacuated from areas around Guatemala’s Fuego volcano, which began violently erupting on Monday, the country’s disaster agency Conred said.
Following the recent Fuego Volcano tragedy in Guatemala, the Start Fund has agreed to provide £182,760 (1.8 million quetzals) to international humanitarian organisations, reported the UK embassy in Guatemala City..
Southern Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted on Wednesday for the first time in nearly half a century, spewing a giant funnel of ash high into the sky and prompting authorities to declare a state of emergency. Officials ordered an evacuation for a 20-kilometer radius around the volcano and the Interior ministry rushed in the army to temporarily take control of the province of Llanquihue and the town of Puerto Octay.