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by By Armand Vervaeck and James Daniell
Since the beginning of the recent eruption, a dense plume of water vapor, gas, and ash has concealed the summit of the Nabro volcano.
New images from June 29 finally provided a nearly unimpeded view of the summit, where lava flowed out of the erupting vent and down the slope of the volcano.
Located in the East African nation of Eritrea, Nabro began its eruption...
By Mark Dunphy – Thu Jun 30
Satellite imagery has confirmed that the Nabro volcano in north east Africa is no longer emitting ash, sulphur dioxide or water vapour.
The Eritrean stratovolcano has been spewing ash continuously since it erupted for the time in its recorded history on June 12 last. During the 16-day period much of northern Ethiopia and parts of neighbouring Djibouti and Sudan...
By Mark Dunpy | Tue Jun 28
The Nabro volcano in Eritrea, north east Africa, continued to erupt Tuesday despite a statement from the Toulouse-based Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) that the eruption had stopped.
The stratovolcano has continued to emit large volumes of ash, SO2 (sulphur dioxide) and water vapour since it erupted for the first time in recorded history on 12 June 2011.
Since then much...
Source: NASA MODIS Web
Posted Saturday, June 25, 2011
Strong volcanic activity continued at Nabro volcano, Eritrea in late June, 2011, almost two weeks after the volcano sprang to life after a series of earthquakes shook the Eritrea-Ethiopia border region.
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Terra satellite captured this true-color image at 7:25 UTC (10:25 a.
By Mark Dunphy – Sat Jun 18
Satellite imagery of the Nabro volcano in Eritrea shows that the eruption is ongoing despite confirmation Friday from the Toulouse-based Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAS) that the activity at the stratovolcano had ceased.
NASA’s Aqua satellite flew overhead Saturday at 12 P.M. (local time) and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument...
By Mark Dunphy – Fri Jun 17
MODIS image of ash drifting westwards from the volcano Thursday
A moderate earthquake struck near the Nabro volcano in Eritrea Friday, five days after the stratovolcano first sent an ash plume more than 15km into the air.
Volcanic activity decreased overnight but a 5.6 magnitude (upgraded from 5.5 by USGS) earthquake on Friday morning could lead to a further...
By Mark Dunphy – Thu Jun 16, 10:41 pm
Volcanic activity has increased at the Nabro volcano in Eritrea, just four days after the stratovolcano sent an ash plume more than 15km into the air.
The ash drifted westnorthwest over Sudan Thursday evening threatening to bring further disruption to air traffic in the east Africa region.
Sunday night’s eruption led to some flight cancellations...
Communications 6/14/2011 12:06:00 AM
CAIRO, June 13 (KUNA) — Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) announced on Monday a state of emergency at Cairo International Airport after a cloud of volcanic ashes stemming from Eritrea entered Egypt's skies.
All flights to Khartoum, capital of Sudan, and Asmara, capital of Eritrea, have been rescheduled, ECAA said in a press...
By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, June 13, 11:38 AM
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is cutting short a three-nation tour of Africa due to a volcano eruption that has created an ash cloud over parts of East Africa.
Clinton was to have spent Monday night in Addis Ababa. But she will now leave the Ethiopian capital immediately because the ash...
An ash cloud following an eruption in Eritrea has led to the cancellation of some flights to East Africa.
The German airline Lufthansa said it had cancelled flights to Eritrea and neighbouring Ethiopia.
It was the volcano's first eruption since 1861. The eruption was preceded by a series of earthquakes – the most powerful had a magnitude of 5.7.
Volcanic ash has disrupted air travel...