Volcanoes

Etna Volcano Erupted Again

Etna, the word's most active volcano, erupted and threw into the air a pillar of ash 4.5 km high into the sky in Sicily

Volcanologists and seismologists have detected volcanic activity in a crater on the southeastern slope of Mount Etna at night. 

The ashes were erupting for three hours.

The volcano is now under surveillance. /vesti.bg

 

Central Anatolia’s ‘evil eye talisman’ Lake Meke dries out

Lake Meke has dried out due to years of low rainfall and wrong agricultural irrigation practices.

Located in the Central Anatolian province of Konya's Karapınar district, Lake Meke is a volcanic lake commonly known as the "evil eye talisman" for the rarity of such lakes in Turkey and its one of a kind beauty.

State of Emergency Declared in the Philippines

A state of emergency was declared today in the province of Batangas in the Philippines after the eruption of the Taal volcano, RIA Novosti reported.

Due to the danger of eruption, authorities began evacuating three settlements in Batangas province with a population of more than 80,000 people.

Manila International Airport was also closed.

Red-Hot Lava Gushed out of a Philippine Volcano - Thousands of People were Evacuated (PHOTO)

A volcano near the Philippine capital Manila erupted today, DPA reported.

About 45,000 people have already been evacuated due to the heavy smoke and in surrounding cities.

Taal volcano is located 66 kilometers south of Manila. Red-hot lava gushed out of a Philippine volcano Monday after a sudden eruption of ash and steam.

5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shook New Zealand

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale has struck off the coast of New Zealand's Raoul Island, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake was registered at 01.56 am local time.

The epicentre of the earthquake is 80 kilometers southwest of the largest city on the island and is ten kilometers below the surface of the ocean.

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