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Volcano Erupts In Indonesia, Killing At Least 14 People

A volcano erupted in Indonesia’s Java Island on Thursday, spewing hot ash and gas into the air and triggering a deadly pyroclastic flow. The eruption of Mount Semeru killed at least 14 people and injured dozens more, according to local authorities. Thousands of residents were evacuated from nearby villages, and flights were diverted from the area. The volcano is one […]

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La Soufriere Volcano Erupts In St. Vincent

La Soufrière (Vincentian Creole: Soufra) or Soufrière Saint Vincent began erupting on Friday morning, less than 24 hours after an evacuation order was issued for residents near the volcano. The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre said the eruption began at 8:41 a.m. (Eastern Caribbean time). “This is a culmination of the seismic activity that began on April […]