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Congo volcano erupts for first time in years, sending people fleeing from important city

A volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo erupted Saturday, turning the sky above a fearsome red and causing evacuation plans to be activated in a major city devastated by Mount Nyiragongo’s last activity.The volcano in central Africa last swamped the city of Goma with lava in January 2002, leaving more than 100,000 people homeless…

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The N-Word: a volcano kept active by the flickering embers of racism

Many years ago, talk show hostess Oprah Winfrey had actor Don Cheadle and a couple of other guests on her TV programme to debate racism, including the unresolved question of the N-word. Arguably, by the end of the show, there was no resolution of the status of the word in American society, the country where…

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Volcano Posts Revenue of RM17.66 Million in First Interim Statement Post-Listing

Company cautiously optimistic of outlook for the remainder of 2021 BUTTERWORTH, Malaysia, May 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Volcano Berhad (“VOLCANO”, Stock Code: 0232), a leading manufacturer of parts and components including metal and non-metal nameplates and plastic injection moulded parts, is pleased to announce the Company’s first interim financial statement for the financial…

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Giant Mud Volcano Reveals Its Powerful Explosive Secrets

Not all volcanoes belch lava. Some erupt mud—lots of it. Most mud volcanoes just gurgle up bits of muck from time to time, but one is particularly known for frequent, powerful explosions. New research explains what powers these intense eruptions and just how strong they can get. University of Oslo mud volcanologist Adriano Mazzini and…

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Icelandic volcano eruption filmed from home in Reykjavík

That volcano in Iceland that started erupting after 800 years? Well it’s still erupting. I went to my balcony to film again after hearing there were really huge lava fountains spewing around midnight local time, and lo and behold I caught the 2 biggest ones, filmed around 2am Sunday, May 2nd The footage is a…

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Thousands flee as volcano erupts on Caribbean island of St Vincent

The 4,049-foot La Soufriere, pictured in January 2021, had not erupted in more than 40 years A volcano that has been dormant for decades erupted Friday on Saint Vincent, darkening skies over the northern part of the Caribbean island and forcing thousands to flee to safety. The blast from La Soufriere, the highest peak in…

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Here’s What It’s Like to Fly into a Volcano (from a Drone’s Perspective)

If you owned a $1,000 drone, would you fly it into the mouth of a volcano? Well, you don’t have to, because photographer Garðar Ólafs did it for you. He took his 4K DJI drone so close to the mouth of Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall that part of the drone melted. Thankfully, he caught it all…

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Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption captured by drone

The Fagradalsfjall volcano near Iceland’s capital of Reykjavik began erupting for the first time in 800 years after a series of of small earthquakes last Friday. The eruption has been small and nobody has been injured, but people have been using the opportunity to get some pretty great footage. This is video from drone pilot…

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Exotic volcano subsiding after Initial eruption in 900 years

Lava flowing from the erupting Fagradalsfjall volcano A volcano that spewed glowing red lava near Iceland’s capital Reykjavik after awakening for the first time in 900 years appeared to be subsiding on Saturday, posing no danger to people, experts said. Streams of red lava bubbled and flowed out of a fissure in a valley in…