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  • 23/04/2015 | Argentina

    Argentine cities on alert after eruption of Volcano Calbuco in Chile

    Several cities of the Southern provinces of Neuquén and Río Negro were affected today by smoke and ashes coming from Chile, where Volcano Calbuco yesterday erupted unexpectedly, prompting massive evacuations and flights cancelling in nearby towns.

  • 24/04/2015 | Argentina

    CFK monitors Calbuco situation

    President Kirchner has arrived in BA City following an official visit she paid to the Russian Federation this week. While en route to Argentina, Ms. Kirchner contacted officials deployed in the southern Patagonia areas affected by the eruption of Chile's Calbuco.

  • 23/12/2012 | Argentina

    Neuquén raises alert to 'orange' over Copahue volcano eruption

    As the Copahue volcano continues to erupt, the Neuquén province Emergency Committee, with Governor Jorge Sapag at the helm, decided to raise the alert level from “yellow” to “orange”, and although they clarified this is just a precautionary measure, they did not rule out a possible evacuation.

  • 24/12/2012 | Argentina

    Copahue eruption: orange alert continues but 'situation is calm'

    Neuquen province Governor Jorge Sapag came on stage to say the "orange alert" issued yesterday continued today although the situation following the eruption of the Copahue volcano was calm and the volcano was "expressing normally."

  • 06/01/2012 | World

    Etna Volcano has first eruption of 2012

    Sicily's Etna volcano had its first eruption of 2012 and a spewed lava and ash column that reached 5000 thousand metres of the level of the sea. The eruptive activity lasted several hours and according to the National Geophyisics and Vulcanology Institute (INGV), it was remarkable intense and energetic.

  • 13/04/2012 | World

    Mount Etna erupts for fourth time this year

    The volcano located on the southern Italian island of Sicily began to erupt today, marking the fourth eruption this year, blasting out a huge ash cloud reaching 6,000 and 7,000 metres above sea level.

  • 01/02/2014 | World

    14 killed in Indonesia volcano eruption

    Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano has erupted and killed at least 14 people on the western island of Sumatra, the first time it is known to have claimed any lives, a senior government official said.

  • 21/05/2011 | World

    Iceland volcano erupts, officials eye flight risks

    Iceland's most active volcano erupted, hurling a plume of ash and smoke far into the sky, which aviation officials were closely monitoring after another volcano shut European airspace for days last year.

  • 22/05/2011 | World

    Europe on alert for Icelandic volcano ash cloud

    An eruption by Iceland's most active volcano was set to keep the island's main airport shut down, while other European nations watched for any impact on their air routes from a towering plume of smoke and ash.

  • 25/05/2011 | World

    Iceland eruption ends, German airports to reopen

    Iceland's volcanic eruption has died down and is no longer spewing out ash, officials said  and airlines began to get back to normal after cancelling about 1,000 flights in northern Europe.

  • 29/11/2011 | Latin America

    Ecuador issues orange alert, Tungurahua hisses

    Authorities in Ecuador upgraded today an eruption warning for the Tungurahua volcano, on the eve of a possible eruption. The warning was upgraded from yellow to orange when volcanic activity was seen to have risen suddenly.

  • 14/09/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemala volcano dies down, evacuees return home

    Hundreds of Guatemalans forced to flee when the Fuego volcano spewed ash more than three kilometers high started to return home as it simmered down, emergency officials said.

  • 30/04/2015 | Latin America

    Calbuco erupts again: 6,500 evacuated, flights canceled

    Chilean volcano Calbuco has erupted for the third time in eight days, sending a new cloud of ash and gas high into the sky, although officials said the latest eruption was less powerful than those of last week.

  • 24/04/2015 | Multimedia

    Tourist captures moment of Calbuco eruption

    A Chilean tourist captured the exact moment when the Calbuco volcano erupted earlier this week, putting Argentina on alert over the past days with volcanic ash causing travel chaos in the southern part of the country.


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