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Japanese volcano roars into life, raising alert level

October 11, 2017 2:31 pm
Japanese volcano roars into life, raising alert level

Mount Shinmoedake in southern Japan erupted for the first time in six years Wednesday, shooting a plume of ash several hundred meters into the air and sparking warnings to local residents. People were ordered to stay away from the volcano after it rumbled to life at 5:34 am (2034 GMT […]

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34,000 flee Bali as volcanic eruption fears grow

September 24, 2017 10:30 pm
34,000 flee Bali as volcanic eruption fears grow

A general view shows Mount Agung from Karangasem on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on September 24, 2017. (By AFP) Thirty four thousand people have fled the Indonesian resort island of Bali as fears grow that a rumbling volcano could erupt any moment. Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency said on […]

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South America’s most active volcano erupts in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air

March 3, 2015 7:31 pm
South America’s most active volcano erupts in southern Chile,  spewing heavy smoke into the air

The 9,000 foot (2,847-metre) Villarrica volcano in Chile’s central valley sits above the small city of Pucon, which has a population of about 22,000 people. Photo / AP One of South America’s most active volcanoes erupted in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its […]

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