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Volcanic eruption in DRC results in at least 32 deaths

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | The Nyiragongo volcano, located not far from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s border with Rwanda, started to erupt on Saturday, spewing lava that headed towards the border with Rwanda. The eruption stopped on Sunday morning, leaving at least 32 dead and thousands displaced. Here …

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Dazzling and deadly: Five facts about volcanoes

Manila, Philippines | AFP | The eruption of a volcano near the Philippine capital has delivered a dazzling but highly dangerous spectacle since it began spewing superheated steam on Sunday. Taal volcano’s bursts of lightning and monster clouds of ash have drawn crowds of gaping observers, but also prompted thousands to …

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Evacuation centres, hotels fill up as Bali eruption looms

Karangasem, Indonesia | AFP | Evacuation centres and hotels in Bali filled up Tuesday with tens of thousands seeking refuge as a volcano on the Indonesian resort island threatened to erupt, forcing the closure of the main airport for a second day. Stranded tourists hunted for accommodation while frightened villagers …

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