Volcano activity of the week

On this page : Fogo (Cabo Verde), Bardarbunga (Iceland), Kilauea (Hawaii), Stromboli (Sicily),  Aso (Japan), Popocatepetl (Mexico),  Reventador (Ecuador), Chiles and Cerro Negro (Colombia), Erebus (Antarctica), Pavlof (Alaska), Sinabung (Indonesia), Mayon (Philippines), Tokashidake (Japan) New … [Read more...]

Villagers of Merapi danger zone return to their houses risking their life!

Most residents of Gedangan village near Mount Merapi have left shelters in Boyolali and returned to their homes inside the volcano's danger zone. Residents were unwilling to evacuate although their homes were only 10 kilometers away from Mt. Merapi. The authorities visit the village and tried to … [Read more...]

Indonesia : Merapi volcano erupts - 20 people hurt by hot ashes, others flee the area

For the latest updates : click here UPDATE 27/10 - 06:39 UTC The dead toll is climbing after the first pyroclastic cloud eruption on Mt Merapi. 25 people have lost their live so far. One of the victims was the mountain's spiritual gatekeeper. Seismologists are unsure whether Tuesdays eruption took … [Read more...]

Yogyakarta (Java) fears an explosive eruption of Merapi volcano

Excerpt of an article in the Jakarta Globe Lava from Mount Merapi in Central Java began flowing down the Gendol River over the weekend, signaling an eruption could be imminent, a geologist said on Sunday. The volcano, one of the world™s most active, last erupted in June 2006 shortly after the … [Read more...]