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German tourists, tour guide killed in Philippine volcano eruption

Three German tourists and their Filipino tour guide were killed yesterday when the Mayon volcano exploded into life, spewing massive boulders "as big as cars" and a giant ash cloud.

Tourist trip to Nyamulagira volcano eruption site

Guidebooks often boast of explosive scenery which will blow your mind.But for one group of trekkers their trip certainly lived up to its promise, as they got up close to an erupting volcano.

People flee Bulusan volcano eruption in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – Thousands of people in the Philippines fled their homes as a volcano erupted on Monday, sending a spectacular column of ash high into the sky, residents said.

Eruption in Iceland gives the Caribbean unexpected economic boost

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — An ash-spewing volcano in Iceland has given the Caribbean an unexpected economic boost, causing some hotels to fill up with stranded travelers and increasing demand for touri

Impact on industries on day six of volcanic ash chaos

European airports made tentative steps toward resuming flights on Tuesday after a cloud of volcanic ash shut down traffic last week, but much airspace stayed closed in a sixth day of disruption.

Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull erupts again, hundreds evacuated

REYKJAVIK, Iceland – A volcano under a glacier in Iceland erupted Wednesday for the second time in less than a month, melting ice, spewing smoke and steam, closing a major road and forcing hundreds

Latest volcanic eruption in Iceland coming to an end

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland's latest volcanic eruption is winding down, scientists said Monday — and the unexpected tourist boom that lifted this recession-weary country's financial fortunes may

Eruption claims two lives

Two people died from exposure Tuesday and one was rescued after getting lost on their way back from sightseeing the three-week-old volcanic eruption on the Fimmvorduhals pass on Mt.

Officials: Tourists flocking to volcano are safe

Officials in Iceland say the opening of a second fissure and constant lava flow are not putting in danger hordes of tourists seeking a glimpse of a rare volcanic eruption.

Tour operators rush to offer trips over Eyjafjallajokull volcano

Not many trips can still be described as true, once-in-a-lifetime adventures but travellers who have signed up to visit the Fimmvörðuháls volcano on the Eyjafjallajokull glacier, which dramatically

Volcanic eruption disrupts flights in Iceland

A volcanic eruption started in Mt. Eyjafjallajokull glacier in the southwest of Iceland shortly before midnight on Saturday night.

Colombian Galeras volcano erupts, red alert declared

BOGOTA – The Galeras volcano in southeastern Colombia erupted Saturday night, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries, authorities said.

Tourists flocking to erupting Mayon Volcano

Thousands of local and international tourists and scientists have been flocking to Albay province in the Philippines to view the ongoing eruption of the Mayon Volcano, which forced the evacuation of 5

Limited flights resumed in Alaska

Alaska Airlines announced that it has resumed a limited number of flights in Alaska, flying when the air is clear of volcanic ash from Mount Redoubt's second eruption.

Mt. Redoubt in Alaska erupts again

Alaska Airlines has suspended all flights into and out of Anchorage, Alaska due to the mid-morning eruption of Mt. Redoubt.

Alaska Airlines flights cancelled due to volcano eruption near Anchorage

Alaska Airlines said it’s cancelled 19 flights due to the eruption of the Mount Redoubt volcano near Anchorage.