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Mount Ontake eruption sparks review of volcano disaster guidelines - The Japan Times

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 4:43am

Mount Ontake eruption sparks review of volcano disaster guidelines
The Japan Times
However, the September eruption at Mount Ontake, which killed more than 50 people, highlighted shortcomings of the guidelines in some of the most vulnerable areas of the country. The volcano was assessed at level 1 — which means normal — when it ...

Indonesian volcano Mount Sinabung eruption spews out lava and ash for fourth ... - Daily Mail

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 3:00am

Daily Mail

Indonesian volcano Mount Sinabung eruption spews out lava and ash for fourth ...
Daily Mail
Indonesian Volcano Mount Sinabung spews out rivers of molten lava and giant plumes of ash as it continues to erupt for a fourth successive day. The 2,460-metre volcano on the island of Sumatra, had been dormant for 400 years before it erupted in August ...
Sinabung Volcano Eruption: Rapid Fire, Burning Gas and Rocks Blown up 1000 ...International Business Times, India Edition
Sinabung's ash blankets Berastagi cityJakarta Post
Mount Sinabung Eruption Threatens Indonesian Village, Residents Flee [Photos]The Inquisitr
Echonetdaily -Washington Post
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Lava flow from Hawaiian volcano prompts warning to residents - The Guardian

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:48am

The Guardian

Lava flow from Hawaiian volcano prompts warning to residents
The Guardian
Officials tracking volcanic lava creeping through a forest toward homes on Hawaii's Big Island have issued a voluntary evacuation notice for residents with existing health conditions who might find themselves abruptly cut off from medical care ...
Lava steadily makes its way toward PahoaWest Hawaii Today
Puna lava flow less than a mile from Pahoa townHawaii News Now
Kalapana, Hawaii Burning: The History of Kilauea's Catastrophic Lava FlowThe Weather Channel
Tech Times
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Can't wait for the ski season? Head to your nearest volcano - Metro

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:43am

Can't wait for the ski season? Head to your nearest volcano
Metro
Snow-lovers are counting down the weeks until the first flakes fall and the 2014/15 ski season officially kicks off. But some can't wait that long. So they've taken to a huge volcano in Italy to carve up the ash instead. The incredible footage shows ...
Skiers hit volcano slopesninemsn

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Japan's Deadly Ontake Volcano Seen From Space - Wired

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:42am

Wired

Japan's Deadly Ontake Volcano Seen From Space
Wired
Despite the country's robust volcano monitoring system, this eruption came with virtually no warning. Scientists suspect this is because it was a phreatic eruption caused by steam rather than magma. When magma moves beneath a volcano, it can be picked ...
Japan's Ontake Volcano Eruption Kills over 54 People [PHOTOS]International Business Times, India Edition
Two more dead bodies found after Japan volcano eruptionJagran Post
Two more dead found on Japan volcano, toll rises to 53Daily News & Analysis

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Hawaii Lava Flow Reemerges, Heads Toward Pahoa Village - The Weather Channel

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:33am

KITV Honolulu

Hawaii Lava Flow Reemerges, Heads Toward Pahoa Village
The Weather Channel
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano has once again resumed its slow course toward communities on the Big Island, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced Monday. Lava first spewed out of the Pu'u 'Ō'ō vent in the East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano ...
Lava from Kilauea volcano advances another 100 yardsKITV Honolulu
Hawaii Lava Flow Advancing Again On Communities On Big IslandBusiness Insider
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano's Lava advances 150 YardsNews Tonight Africa
West Hawaii Today -Big Island Now -Big Island Video News
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Mount Ontake eruption in Japan: Final moments of hikers killed by volcano ... - The Independent

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 3:51am

The Independent

Mount Ontake eruption in Japan: Final moments of hikers killed by volcano ...
The Independent
Over 50 people were killed when the volcano in central Japan erupted without warning on 27 September, the country's deadliest volcano eruption since World War II. Several hundred people were thought to have been on the mountain when it erupted at ...
Death toll from Japanese volcano eruption rises to 51Fox News Latino
Revealed: the final photos taken by Japanese hikers as volcano eruptedTelegraph.co.uk
Hikers killed by Japanese volcano left poignant pictures of final momentsThe Guardian
Daily Mail -Deccan Chronicle
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Mount Sinabung eruption: Indonesian volcano sends burning gas and rock ... - The Independent

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 2:51am

The Independent

Mount Sinabung eruption: Indonesian volcano sends burning gas and rock ...
The Independent
Sunday's eruption was one of several potentially deadly pyroclastic flows within days, caused by the collapse of the dome of solid lava on top of the crater. In February, a pyroclastic ash cloud killed almost 20 people who could not escape the fast ...
Volcano in North Sumatra, Indonesia eruptsInterAksyon
Rapid-fire eruptions from Mt. SinabungJakarta Post
Volcano erupts in IndonesiaIndileak
indiatvnews.com
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Death toll from Japanese volcano eruption rises to 51 - Fox News Latino

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 3:03pm

The Independent

Death toll from Japanese volcano eruption rises to 51
Fox News Latino
Four more bodies were found Saturday near the summit of central Japan's Ontake volcano, whose eruption a week ago has left 51 dead and 69 injured to date, public television network NHK reported. Authorities of the Nagano prefecture told the television ...
Mount Ontake eruption in Japan: Final moments of hikers killed by volcano ...The Independent
The last thing he ever saw: Hiker's photograph captures Japanese volcano's ash ...Daily Mail
Revealed: the final photos taken by Japanese hikers as volcano eruptedTelegraph.co.uk
The Guardian -Canada.com
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Volcano eruption makes for amazing Northern Lights display - Fox News

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:06pm

Fox News

Volcano eruption makes for amazing Northern Lights display
Fox News
U.K. travel company Off The Map Travel, which takes tourist to see the display in northern Sweden, says the timing could be better to see the rare sight, because geomagnetic storms that cause the Northern Lights are mixing with the emerging lava and ...

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Drone Captures Incredible Footage of Volcano Eruption - ABC News

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:33am

ABC News

Drone Captures Incredible Footage of Volcano Eruption
ABC News
"The fact that you can take a $1,000 flying camera and put it in the middle of an erupting volcano to capture wide-angle views of this giant bowl of molten lava, which is exploding and throwing lava 150 meters or so into the air, is pretty amazing ...
Incredible Close-Up Drone Video of an Erupting Volcano in IcelandWired
Extremely loud & incredibly close: Drone captures Iceland volcanic eruption ...RT
Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano: Quadcopter Drone Captures Incredible Close ...International Business Times UK
PC Magazine -Tech Times
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Drone footage of volcano eruption in Iceland - Washington Post

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 6:59am

Drone footage of volcano eruption in Iceland
Washington Post
Drone footage of volcano eruption in Iceland. Your browser does not currently support live streaming video. - Icelandic photographers use a drone to capture aerial video of lava erupting from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano on Oct. 1. () ...

In Japan, Fear and Panic as a Revered Peak Explodes - New York Times

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:52pm

Crossmap

In Japan, Fear and Panic as a Revered Peak Explodes
New York Times
Four days after the worst volcanic disaster in its recent history, Japan is still struggling to count the dead — and come to terms with a tragedy that caught both experienced mountaineers and locals who revere the mountain by surprise. While 47 bodies ...
Forty-Seven Dead in Japan Volcano EruptionNet Newsledger
Search resumes for victims of Japan volcano eruptionBusiness Standard
36 Presumed Dead After Japanese Volcano EruptionCrossmap
Telegraph.co.uk -The Malay Mail Online
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Hawaii lava flow stalls but expected to restart - Reuters

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:22pm

Big Island Video News

Hawaii lava flow stalls but expected to restart
Reuters
(Reuters) - A stream of volcanic lava menacing communities on the Big Island of Hawaii has stalled in its tracks after creeping toward populated areas for weeks but is expected to begin moving again fairly soon, scientists and local officials said on ...
Flow lessens, but 'lava limbo' continues for Pahoa residentsHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Lava flow's leading edge stalls while small breakout flow remains activeWest Hawaii Today
VIDEO: Lava Flow Update – Wednesday, Oct. 1Big Island Video News
Maine News Online -Hawaii News Now
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Where a Volcano Eruption Like Japan's Mount Ontake Is Mostly Likely in the US - ABC News

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:31pm

ABC News

Where a Volcano Eruption Like Japan's Mount Ontake Is Mostly Likely in the US
ABC News
Could a deadly volcano eruption like Mount Ontake's in Japan happen here in the United States? It's possible, U.S. Geological Survey scientist John Ewert told ABC News today. Luckily, most of the active volcanoes in America aren't near homes ...
Terrifying video captures Japanese volcano eruptionSalon
Why deadly Japan volcano erupted without warningCBS News
Why wasn't there a warning in Mount Ontake volcano eruption?Globalnews.ca
Yahoo Travel
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Incredible Close-Up Drone Video of an Erupting Volcano in Iceland - Wired

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:31am

Wired

Incredible Close-Up Drone Video of an Erupting Volcano in Iceland
Wired
Eric Cheng, director of aerial imaging for drone maker DJI, joined photographer Ragnar Th. Sigurdsson for a last-minute trip to the eruption site in the Bardarbunga volcanic system. Sigurdsson had access to the proper permits and connections with the ...
Drone captures incredible video of volcano eruption in IcelandYahoo News
Amazing drone video of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano eruptingThe Weather Network
WATCH: Drone Captures Incredible Footage of Volcano EruptionKTIC
Globalnews.ca -3News NZ
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Japan's Mount Ontake Volcano: Death Toll Rises to 48; Ash Continues to Spew - The Weather Channel

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:18am

The Weather Channel

Japan's Mount Ontake Volcano: Death Toll Rises to 48; Ash Continues to Spew
The Weather Channel
The death toll from Saturday's eruption of the Japanese volcano Mount Ontake rose yet again Wednesday after another dozen bodies were discovered on the mountain. That raises the total to 48 confirmed deaths from the eruption as search crews continued ...

Death toll from Japan volcano eruption reaches 48 - Press TV

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:15am

Press TV

Death toll from Japan volcano eruption reaches 48
Press TV
At least 250 people were reportedly on Mount Ontake enjoying a fall season hiking venture when the volcano erupted on Saturday. It remains unclear, however, how the victims have died, with possible factors cited as toxic gases, suffocating ash, and ...

More bodies pulled from ash on Japan volcano - CBS News

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:38am

CBS News

More bodies pulled from ash on Japan volcano
CBS News
OTAKI, Japan -- A dozen more bodies were found Wednesday near the ash-covered summit of a Japanese volcano as searches resumed amid concern of toxic gasses and another eruption. The death toll from Saturday's eruption on Mount Ontake in central ...
Terrifying video captures Japanese volcano eruptionSalon
Why deadly Japan volcano erupted without warningFox News
Death toll now over 45 in Japanese volcano eruptionWTSP 10 News
Reuters -Yahoo Travel
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Japanese volcano death toll rises, with many more still missing - The Guardian

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:56pm

Japanese volcano death toll rises, with many more still missing
The Guardian
Hundreds of people were on the slopes of the volcano as rocks, ash and smoke poured from the fractured crater. Many made it down safely, but dozens were trapped on the peak. Autopsies carried out on the first 12 people whose bodies were retrieved ...