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Philippine volcano shows signs of calming, but danger remains

01 January, 2020 8:55 am 8:55 am

MANILA (Reuters) – A Philippine volcano that has been spewing ash for days appeared to be calming down on Thursday, but seismologists said the danger of an eruption remained high and authorities warned evacuees not to return to their homes. Some residents took advantage of what they perceived as a lull in the activity of … Read More

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New Zealand police suspend search for two missing in deadly eruption

12 December, 2019 8:57 am 8:57 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were ending the search for the bodies of two people still missing following the deadly eruption of a volcano earlier this month. “The search for the two missing victims of the Whakaari/ White Island eruption has been suspended,” Bay of Plenty District Commander, Superintendent Andy … Read More

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Probes into New Zealand volcano tragedy to take months and carry criminal p...

12 December, 2019 3:58 pm 3:58 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that official inquiries into last week’s fatal volcano eruption could take up to a year, and will carry potential criminal penalties of up to five years in jail. Ardern also announced a NZ$5 million (2.38 million pounds) fund to help small businesses affected … Read More

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New Zealand volcano toll seen at 16, police plan to recover bodies tomorrow

12 December, 2019 8:05 am 8:05 am

WHAKATANE/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Police in New Zealand are planning a mission to volcanic White Island on Friday to retrieve bodies of people killed in this week’s eruption, while the known death toll from the disaster climbed to eight, with two people dying in hospital. Eight more people are missing and presumed dead, buried under ash … Read More

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Tremors worsen on New Zealand volcano island, prevent recovery of bodies

12 December, 2019 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (Reuters) – Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand on Wednesday heightened the risk of another massive eruption, preventing the recovery of bodies two days after an eruption engulfed dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash. Six people were killed in Monday’s explosion at White Island, which lies some … Read More

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‘Sudden’ volcano eruption in New Zealand kills five, several mi...

12 December, 2019 10:03 am 10:03 am

TAURANGA, New Zealand (Reuters) – At least five people were killed, up to 20 injured and several reported missing after a volcano that is a tourist attraction suddenly erupted off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Monday. Police said more casualties were feared on White Island, where the volcano erupted at about 2:11 … Read More

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Indian occupation turns IoK into volcano waiting to erupt: Asad

11 November, 2019 3:56 pm 3:56 pm

NEW YORK (Web Desk) – Pakistani ambassador to US Asad Majeed Khan has said that decades of Indian occupation and repression in Occupied Kashmir have turned the disputed territory into a volcano waiting to erupt. In an opinion piece in New York Daily news, the Pakistani envoy said since August 5th, Kashmir has been under … Read More

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Occupied Kashmir will turn into graveyard of Indian forces: AJK president

09 September, 2019 3:44 pm 3:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Responding to the Indian army chief’s recent threat to attack Azad Kashmir, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan on Friday said that the Occupied Kashmir will turn into graveyard of Indian forces. Addressing at Kashmir Solidarity Youth Convention, the AJK president said Occupied Kashmir would turn into a … Read More

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Volcano erupts in southern Japan, no evacuation warning

01 January, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A volcano erupted on a remote island in southern Japan on Thursday, the meteorological agency said, but the warning level was kept below the scale requiring evacuation. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the volcano on Kuchinoerabujima island, roughly 1,000 km (620 miles) southwest of Tokyo, erupted at 9:20 a.m. (0020 GMT). The … Read More

Hawaii volcano eruption slows to virtual halt after more than three months

08 August, 2018 10:32 am 10:32 am

HONOLULU (Reuters) – The destructive lava eruption at the foot of Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii has slowed to a virtual halt in recent days for the first time in over three months, geologists said on Monday, although it was too soon to tell what might happen next. The lone volcanic fissure … Read More

Guatemala warns of greater activity after volcano explodes again

06 June, 2018 11:17 am 11:17 am

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemalan authorities warned that the Fuego volcano was showing signs of greater activity on Tuesday night as the death toll from a devastating eruption at the weekend climbed to 75 and nearly 200 people remained missing. The peak had its most devastating eruption in more than four decades on Sunday, showering … Read More

Ocean, jungle explosions new risks from Hawaii eruption

05 May, 2018 4:06 pm 4:06 pm

HONOLULU (Reuters) – Lava from Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano is exploding as it pours into the ocean, shooting rock fragments that are a danger to boaters. Inland, where molten rock is burning through jungle, methane explosions are hurling boulders while toxic gas is reaching some of the highest levels seen in recent times. These were … Read More