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The ejection of solid, liquid, or gaseous material from a volcano.
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What does it mean when you dream about an eruption?

An eruption, such as a volcanic eruption, usually indicates the forceful breakthrough of unconscious material—repressed thoughts or urges—into consciousness. More generally, an eruption may indicate an upheaval in one’s life.

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While large extratropical eruptions are less common than those in the tropics, the strongest cooling episode in the Northern Hemisphere in the last 2,500 years was triggered by an extratropical eruption in Iceland in 536, and the new study not only helps to explain that event, but also should improve the understanding of how other historic eruptions have affected climate variability.
"After regular small eruptions for many weeks and then a complete pause in activity this appears to be the largest explosive eruption there in quite a while," said James Reynolds of EarthUncutTV.
Although [Mayon] also emitted light gray ash, the eruption still originated from a shallow portion of the volcano,' Laguerta said.
He noted that in October it was predicted that there would be an eruption of Bozdag Gobu in the Absheron peninsula, Bahar in Alat settlement, Shekikhan, Nardaranakhtarma, Ayazakhtarma and Shikzarli volcanoes in Gobustan.
In fact, based on observations from the Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation (PVMBG), there was a major eruption.
- Mount Vesuvius: Vesuvius's last known eruption occurred in 1944 and it has been a menacing figure since an eruption in 79 CE buried the city of Pompeii.
"There is nothing to indicate that any sort of volcanic eruption is imminent," observatory scientist in charge Michael Poland told The Washington Post.
The eruption of Mount Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia has not and will not affect the air quality in Malaysia nor has it brought any sort of viruses to its shores, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.
Mayon volcano spews red -hot lava in another eruption as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, roughly 200 miles (340 kilometers) southeast of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Jan.
For the third time in less than 24 hours, a phreatic eruption occurred at Mount Mayon before noon today.
Another severe solar eruption with mark of X8,2 was recorded on Sunday evening.
The findings might help scientists better understand the dynamics at work during the monsoon seasons across the planet, and to create a prediction model for the climatic impact following a massive volcanic eruption. "Plinian volcanic eruptions are a dominant driver of naturally forced climate change during the last millennium," relates Colose.