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Ontake Erupts

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:59pm

In September 2014, an unexpected eruption proved deadly for dozens of hikers on Japan’s Mount Ontake.

Holuhraun Lava Field

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:40pm

In late August and September 2014, this volcanic region of Iceland began spewing vast amounts of lava.

Happy Camp Complex Fire, California

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:44pm

Lightning ignited a fire near Happy Camp, California, in August that had burned over 99,000 acres (40,000 hectares) as of September 9, 2014.

Smoke in Yosemite

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 1:08pm

Authorities used helicopters to evacuate dozens of hikers and climbers from Yosemite National Park due to a fire burning in Little Yosemite Valley.

Flooding in Bangladesh and India

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:38pm

Heavy rains triggered floods in northern Bangladesh in summer 2014.