Four days after the devastating volcanic eruption, New Zealand's military team could recover six bodies, but two remain unaccounted for.
Eight people believed to be still on the White Island are presumed dead, buried under ash and debris from Monday's eruption. Eight people were confirmed killed and dozens were severely burned in the blast of steam and ash.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said about dozens of tourists were on or near White Island when it erupted in the afternoon.
Authorities have warned that the crater of Anak Krakatau, or child of Krakatau, remains fragile, raising fears of another collapse and tsunami, and have urged residents to stay away from the coast.
Adding to Sulawesi's woes, the Soputan volcano in the north of the island erupted early on Wednesday but there were no reports of any casualties or damage.
Forensic experts are working on the grim task of identifying dozens of bodies charred beyond recognition by the eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, a disaster that has left at least 109 confirmed dead and nearly 200 still missing.
Pouring rain and Fuego's continuing volcanic activity are hindering rescue operations as the death toll continues to tick upwards. Some locals are carrying out rescue operations themselves.
Emergency crews struggle to find survivors as they face difficulties amid further eruptions.
Many of the homes that were destroyed were vacation homes in two ocean front communities from where residents had been evacuated a week ago.
Guatemala's western Fuego volcano violently erupted on Sunday killing at least 25 people and injuring hundreds while spewing a five mile stream of red hot lava and a plume of ash around the capital, Guatemala city.
"There are injured, burned and dead people," says National Disaster Coordinator Sergio Cabanas, adding, an undetermined number of people were missing following the violent eruption of Fuego volcano in over four decades.
Officials say cracks near the Puna Geothermal Company are active and producing lava that slowly flows into the property near Kilauea volcano – one of the most active volcanoes in the world.
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