Around 800 people were ordered to evacuate their houses in a first mass exit since around 6,000 people were told to leave the immediate area in the hours after the Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on September 19.
Red-hot lava from a volcano that erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma reached the Atlantic Ocean, nine days after it started to flow down the island.
When molten rock eventually meets the Atlantic Ocean, it could trigger explosions releasing toxic gas but Spain's Canary Islands authorities do not expect large disruptions on the coast on account of the lava’s speed.
Mismanagement meant there was no alert system in place, in fact, the volcano had not even been monitored in the months leading up to the eruption.
More than 170 children are still feared missing and UNICEF officials said they were organising transit centers to help unaccompanied children in the wake of the disaster.
Military governor of North Kivu province said on Sunday that the lava halted near Buhene on the outskirts of Goma, as thousands of residents, who had fled to neighbouring Rwanda, began to return to the city.
The government said it was putting an evacuation plan into place, but the announcement was made several hours after the sky turned a fiery red, and many already had fled on foot in hopes of crossing the Rwandan border post just outside town.
The Icelandic Meteorological Office says the volcano eruption is “minor” and there were no signs of ash or dust that could disrupt aviation.
Etna is Europe’s most active volcano. It has erupted many times, the Catania devastation of 1699 being the worst.
The 2,968-metre volcano is on the densely populated island of Java and near the ancient city of Yogyakarta
More than 4,400 residents moved to safety as Mount Ili Lewotolok erupts, vomiting a thick tower of debris four kilometres into sky.
At least nine people are dead, seven injured and one is missing after heavy rains caused a landslide in the north of the country's capital San Salvador.
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