Volcanology

Volcano in Mexico Has Erupted

The Popocatepetlvolcano in Mexico has erupted spewing ash and black smoke into the sky at a height of 3.5 kilometers, Nova TV reported, according to the National Civil Protection Service, quoted by BGNews.

After the ashes were discharged, the volcano continued its activity, erupting gas at an altitude of 800 meters. Authorities warn of the danger of approaching the colossus.

'CHILD OF KRAKATOA' VOLCANO IN INDONESIA IS STILL DANGEROUS

On December 22 at 9:03 p.m. local time, a 64-hectare (158-acre) chunk of Anak Krakatau volcano, in Indonesia, slid into the ocean following an eruption. This landslide created a tsunami that struck coastal regions in Java and Sumatra, killing at least 426 people and injuring 7,202, reported newsweek.com

Where to Go in January and February

January

Brussels and Bruges: With their pop-up book looks, Brussels and Bruges take on a special kind of magic in winter. Enjoy the snow-covered scenery and forget all about the cold as you warm your mitts with a cone of hot Belgian Frites or a greedy helping of chocolate-smothered waffles. January's detox can wait.

Lava Bomb Hits Hawaiian Tour Boat Near Kilauea Volcano

A Hawaiian tour boat was hit by a lava bomb—lava. bomb.—on Monday morning, and at least 22 passengers were injured after at least one hunk of lava smashed a hole in the vessel's roof, according to Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). Most passengers had minor burns and one woman suffered a broken leg, according to the state agency.

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