Volcano erupts violently in Iceland

Volcano erupts violently in Iceland

Iceland’s meteorological agency said the volcano erupted after several days of earthquake activity in the area. Tourists and locals are advised to avoid going to the volcanic area due to the risk of toxic gas contamination. An aerial view of …

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Volcano erupts, Japan issues highest level warning

Volcano erupts, Japan issues highest level warning

The Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, erupted today, prompting the government to issue a level 5 alert. The emergency response agency and local police said volcanic rocks fell about 2.5 kilometers from the mountain, but no injuries were …

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Philippines’ Taal Volcano erupts, 12,000 people evacuate

Philippines' Taal Volcano erupts, 12,000 people evacuate

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Taal Mountain, located in a beautiful lake in Batangas province, spewed a 1,500-meter high column of ash. Magma in contact with water in the main crater caused an explosion accompanied by volcanic …

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Washed away by the tsunami, swam 27 hours to shore

Washed away by the tsunami, swam 27 hours to shore

TongaThe 57-year-old disabled man swam about 7.5 kilometers in 27 hours to shore, after being swept out to sea by the tsunami from last week’s eruption. Lisala Folau, living on Atata Island, was swept into the sea by the tsunami …

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