There are about 1,500 potentially active volcanoes worldwide, aside from the continuous belt of volcanoes on the ocean floor. About 500 of these have erupted in historical time. And for sure, volcano eruption is not a new concept. However, have you actually ever witnessed them “blooming”?
The Piton de la Fournaise volcano on France's Reunion island has erupted spectacularly in recent days.
Piton de las Fournaise is currently one of the most active volcanoes in the world and is a major tourist attraction on the island.
The spectacular scenery when the volcano “burgeoning” its rage and pouring out lava like fireworks.
It’s both appealing and terrifying at one time
It is advisable that people should stay away from the eruption as far as possible because everything in the path of an advancing lava flow will be knocked over.
When lava erupts beneath a glacier or flows over snow and ice, meltwater from the ice and snow can result in far-reaching lahars.
If lava enters a body of water or water enters a lava tube, the water may boil violently and cause an explosive shower of molten spatter over a wide area. Methane gas, produced as lava buries vegetation, can migrate in subsurface voids and explode when heated.
In recent years, there is not the first volcano eruption we had. Kilauea volcano which is located on Hawaii Big Island had also erupted in this year.
It’s terrified how nature can be!!
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