A spectacular light and ash show is illuminating the Italian island of Sicily. Mount Etna has started spewing fire again. Small eruptions occur every few months, the last one in May 2016.
Mount Agung has shown its devastating power in the past. Now, it's simmering once more. Geophysicist Jacqueline Salzer tells DW about the different ways the volcano can kill.
More than 120,000 people have fled the region around Mount Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali. Vanuatu, also on the Pacific Ring of Fire, has evacuated one of its islands as the Manaro volcano threatens to erupt.
More than 35,000 people have fled their homes on the Indonesian resort island of Bali after the alert status for the Mount Agung volcano was raised to the highest level, meaning an eruption was imminent.
Fire and hot ash erupted high into the sky from Sicily’s Mount Etna, Europe's highest active volcano, forcing the closure of an airport about 70 kilometers away. The eruption is the most dramatic in the past 20 years.
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