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.
If you live in the Philippines or Papua New Guinea right now, you'll know the score: Active volcanos can come alive and erupt any time, spewing lava and destruction. Here are some of the world's most dangerous hot spots.
Mount Agung has shown its devastating power in the past. Now, it erupted again. Geophysicist Jacqueline Salzer tells DW about the different ways the volcano can kill.
More than 12,000 people in the Philippines have evacuated areas near Mayon Volcano, as experts warn of a possible "hazardous eruption." The lava flow has reached some areas around three kilometres away from the volcano.
A volcano eruption by a popular Japanese ski resort has prompted an avalanche, leaving one person dead and injuring at least 16 others. Officials warned the volcano could still spew more rocks and ash.
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