A restless volcano in northern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing clouds of ash as high as 2 kilometers into the sky, the country's National Disaster Management Agency said.
An Indonesian volcano erupted twice Monday, spewing thick ash clouds a day after the number of evacuees rose to 5,200.
More than 4,000 residents have been evacuated from a central Indonesian province after a volcano erupted, sending smoke high into the sky.
Thousands of people in southern Chile were told they could return home Sunday, some two weeks after a volcanic eruption forced them to flee.
The Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile fills the sky with clouds of ash.
The ash cloud from a Chilean volcano reached Buenos Aires, the capital of neighboring Argentina, but was not expected to cause problems for area residents, officials said.
Parts of southern Chile remained on red alert and schools in some areas of neighboring Argentina were closed Monday after a volcanic eruption coated the countryside with ashes, authorities said.
A volcanic eruption in Iceland forced flight cancellations and the closure of airspace over the country's four international airports, an official said Sunday.
The Grimsvotn volcano under the Vatnajokull glacier in Iceland was erupting Saturday, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office.
Authorities in Ecuador closed schools and evacuated residents in areas near a volcano Tuesday after ashes spewing from its crater fell on homes and farms, state media reported.
Up to 1,200 people have fled an active volcano in northern Indonesia, disaster officials said Monday.
Philippine seismologists issued an alert on Mount Bulusan Sunday after the Luzon Island volcano erupted twice during a 24-hour period, according to a bulletin released by the nation's volcano-monitoring agency.
Japan's Mount Shinmoe erupted again on Wednesday, spewing more lava, smoke and ash through the area, the country's meteorological agency said.
A giant ash cloud pours from Mt. Shinmoe in Kirishima, Japan.
Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupted Saturday, sending ash and lava spewing nearly a mile into the sky.
The death toll from recent eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano climbed to 304 Sunday after searchers found bodies buried in the ashes on its slopes, the country's disaster coordination board said.
A survivor describes horror following the violent and deadly eruption of Indonesia's Mt. Merapi.
The death toll from recent eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano has climbed to 273, government officials said Wednesday.
In early November, thousands raced to escape the latest Indonesian volcano eruption, but scores were killed.
The death toll from last month's eruption of Mount Merapi rose to 242 on Sunday, Indonesia's government reported, with most of the victims killed by severe burns.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupted again Friday, spewing volcanic material for more than an hour, the official Antara news agency reported.
The death toll from recent eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano climbed to 259 on Monday, government officials said.
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An Indonesian volcano has killed 240 people since it started erupting in October, officials said Saturday, a day after it spewed more hot ash and sent residents fleeing.
The toll from recent eruptions of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano has climbed to 191 dead and 145 seriously injured, government officials said Wednesday.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano continued to rumble and emit bursts of blisteringly hot gas and dust Sunday, as the death toll from recent eruptions pushed higher.
Deaths in Indonesia mounted on Saturday from the volcanic eruption spewing scorching ash and gas, and the country's leader is stationed near the scene to coordinate relief efforts.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupted again Wednesday morning, loudly sending an ash cloud into the air, a government volcanologist said.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupted several times Wednesday, while an earthquake struck off of the coast of Papua, far to the east of the volcano.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi started spewing hot ash clouds Monday morning, sending a 1.5-kilometer plume toward the south.
CNN's Kathy Quiano reports on Mount Merapi evacuees trying to cope with life in camps, as they wait to return home.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupted again Saturday, spewing hot ash clouds for more than 20 minutes followed by lava and sending nearly residents fleeing in panic for the second time in a week.
The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that exploded this week has climbed to 32, medical officials said Thursday.
CNN's Kathy Quiano describes how the eruptions at Mount Merapi are affecting Indonesia.
Indonesia's government, already beset by a killer earthquake and tsunami, moved Wednesday to help tens of thousands of residents displaced by a volcanic eruption that also claimed 29 lives.
The Mount Merapi volcano in Indonesia erupted at least three times Tuesday, forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee.
A long-dormant volcano erupted again Tuesday in northern Sumatra, triggering strong tremors and sending bursts of hot ash into the air for the second time in a week.
A volcano erupted again in Indonesia early Friday in northern Sumatra, sending hundreds of villagers fleeing as it unleashed tremors and spewed powerful bursts of hot ash and debris.
Two people have died and more than 30,000 were displaced when a long-dormant volcano in Indonesia erupted again on Monday, officials said.
A volcano that had been inactive for more than 400 years erupted in Indonesia early Sunday, causing thousands of people to flee their homes, officials said.
Colombian authorities have issued a red alert, the highest level, for the Galeras volcano, because a non-explosive eruption occurred early Wednesday.
Four people are missing and feared dead after a volcano eruption in Indonesia, according to a National Disaster Mitigation Agency official.
A rapid Pacific submarine volcano eruption has exhaled a steam and ash cloud in the air and left a trail of debris on the surface of the water near Sarigan Island in the Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. officials said Monday.
Lava and ash from Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano forced the closure of Guayaquil Airport until Saturday afternoon, an airport spokesman said Friday.
As travel returns, the blame game for the volcano disruption begins. CNN's Richard Quest examines the issue.
Iceland will close two airports on Friday for the first time, a week after ash from an Icelandic volcano forced the shutdown of airspace over much of Europe and stranded thousands of passengers around the world, the Icelandic aviation authority announced Thursday.
CNN iReporter Malgosia Minta shares Poland's sadness after the president, other top officials die in a plane crash.
Poland's first couple was laid to rest on Sunday, marking the end of a journey filled with grief for the central European nation.
A long-dormant volcano in Iceland that began erupting last month has sparked a tourism trend as curious onlookers are paying to get a closer look.
Hundreds of people have been evacuated as a volcano in Iceland erupted beside a glacier.
Hundreds of people were evacuated Sunday amid flood concerns after a long-dormant volcano erupted beneath a glacier in south Iceland.
Rescue crews in Washington state will try again Tuesday to get to a hiker who fell 500 feet into the crater of Mount St. Helens volcano.
Africa's most active volcano, Mount Nyamuragira in the Democratic Republic of Congo, erupted early Saturday, spewing lava off its southern flank, the Congolese Wildlife Authority reported.
Fountains of red-hot lava shot up from the intensifying Mayon volcano as the Philippines awaited an imminent eruption, the country's national news agency reported Tuesday.
Authorities have raised the alert level for the Mayon volcano in central Philippines. ABS-CBN's Jenny Reyes reports
Tens of thousands of people have fled their homes as scientists warn the towering Mayon volcano is about to explode in the Philippines, the country's national news agency reported Monday.
Philippine authorities on Sunday raised the alert status of the country's most active volcano to level 4 and established an extended danger zone around it, saying an eruption is imminent.
Scientists witnessed the eruption of the deepest underwater volcano and caught the event on film.
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More than 30,000 people have fled their homes ahead of an expected eruption of the Mayon volcano in the central Philippines, the Red Cross said Wednesday.
Philippines authorities Tuesday started evacuating about 50,000 people living around the island nation's most active volcano after it oozed fiery lava and belched clouds of ash.
Mount Redoubt volcano in southern Alaska has erupted again, shooting ash as high as 45,000 feet in the air on Saturday, experts said.
Mount Redoubt volcano in southern Alaska erupted four times on Friday, shooting ash as high as 51,000 feet, scientists said.
A volcano in southwest Colombia erupted again Friday morning, raining ash on nearby residents and agricultural fields.
It's 3 degrees and snowing outside the Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage, but inside the operations center, things are heating up.
Nearly a week after a volcano erupted in Chaiten, Chile, disgorging its contents across a wide area of the Andes Mountains, authorities finished evacuating the area most affected.
A volcano erupts near Bogota, Colombia, prompting the evacuation of about 15, 000 people.
A volcano erupted in southwestern Colombia on Thursday night, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of about 8,000 people.
One of the most active volcanoes in Chile sends lava cascading down a snow-covered mountain.
CNN's Max Foster speaks with Canadian Navy spokesman Ken Allan about what was spotted from the eruption.
NATO ships rescued two survivors and spotted three bodies off the coast of a small Red Sea island Monday morning, following a spectacular volcanic eruption the night before, a NATO commander said.
Mt. Bulusan erupts
Ancient volcanoes may have caused a dramatic warming of the Earth's atmosphere that raised sea temperatures and killed off many marine species, resulting in a "planetary emergency," U.S. and European scientists said Thursday.
Indonesian authorities have raised the alert status for Mount Merapi, the volatile volcano in central Java, to the highest level after downgrading it in recent days.
After surviving a catastrophic earthquake that killed more than 6,000 people, residents near Indonesia's Mount Merapi have been evacuated because of the volcano's increased activity, officials said.
Indonesian officials on Monday lowered the death toll by more than 400 from last month's deadly earthquake that left hundreds of thousands of people homeless in central Java.
Mount Merapi has shot out a cloud of hot ash and gas, ending two days of relative calm and reviving fears of hundreds of people living on its slopes.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi is spewing clouds of gas, ash and rock, but activity appears to have eased a day after the mountain had its most violent eruption in weeks.
Activity is intensifying Monday at Indonesia's Mount Merapi with the volcano spewing out near continuous clouds of deadly hot ash and debris, according to eyewitness reports.
Mandatory evacuations are under way on the island of Java, as scientists warned that an explosion from one of Indonesia's most dangerous volcanoes could be imminent.
More than 20,000 people will need to be evacuated to crowded shelters, one filled to three times its capacity, as experts predicted a massive eruption from one of Indonesia's most dangerous volcanoes.
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Scientists were flying over the crater of Mount St. Helens on Wednesday to locate the origins of a plume of ash and steam that spewed nearly seven miles high into the air Tuesday night.
Washington state's Mount St. Helens volcano belched a column of smoke and ash nearly six miles high Tuesday evening, leaving a plume visible for more than 50 miles, authorities reported.
More than 9,000 people will be evacuated from a tiny Papua New Guinea island starting from Friday as a volcanic eruption continues and heavy falls of ash destroy crops and pollute water supplies, local media said.
A new lava dome inside Mount St. Helens' crater has sprouted a growth that extends upward nearly 330 feet, U.S. Geological Survey officials said Saturday.
Geologists warned late Monday that two small eruptions of steam and ash from Mount St. Helens earlier in the day were likely precursors of a much larger explosion that could soon occur.
Seismologists were watching Mount St. Helens closely late Sunday after unusual seismic activity during the weekend led them to predict an eruption was imminent.
Scientists warn that Mount St. Helens could erupt within 24 hours, and with more force than previously expected.
Scientists are closely watching Mount St. Helens after a small eruption spewed smoke and ash thousands of feet Friday before another earthquake rattled the volcano.
The U.S. Geological Survey issued a volcanic advisory Wednesday for Mount St. Helens with officials warning of a heightened possibility of a small to moderate eruption.
A series of unusual earthquakes near Mount St. Helens in recent days has scientists warning that something more serious could be imminent.
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