Piton de la Fournaise volcano news & updates:
Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion) activity update: Eruption abruptly ends
Tue, 12 Mar 2019, 19:4019:40 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND
The eruption suddenly stopped on Sunday following a brief period of intense eruptive activity (apparently related to the unexpected opening of the new fissure as previously reported). The monitoring observatory has said there is no sign of renewal of activity, and that such dramatic terminations of eruptions are common.
Webcam image from yesterday showing the still-incandescent new lava flows. Credit: OVPF.
Thu, 7 Mar 2019, 16:30
The eruption of the volcano continues and provides surprises: a new fissure opened sometime during 5 March upstream of the previous eruptive site, on the northwestern flank of Piton Madoré at an elevation of approx. 1800 m. ... read all
Mon, 4 Mar 2019, 07:55
Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion, France): eruption continues, slight increase in intensity
The eruption at the volcano is continuing with no signs of ending soon. Since a few days, the so-far only modest, but stable lava effusion rate has increased. Two more effusive vents opened up downhill on the eruptive fissure and there are now 3 lava flows slowly descending the slope of the Grand Brûlé ("Great Burn"). ... read all
Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 15:00
Piton de la Fournaise Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EFFUSIVE VOLCANIC ERUPTION IS ONGOING OBS VA DTG: 19/1500Z
Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 09:07
Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion, France): new eruption starts this morning following 2 days of seismic crisis
A new eruption has begun at the volcano this morning. At 09:48, the volcano observatory recorded the onset of typical eruption tremor and announced the eruption which seems to take place from new fissures on the NNE flank of Dolomieu crater in the central part of the Enclos. ... read all