There have been dozens of volcanic eruptions this year around the world, with the more notable ones taking place recently on Spain’s La Palma island and on the Indonesian island of Java.
Some have been erupting for months like the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland that started in March 2021 and is still ongoing. Some have been deadly, like the recent eruption on Java that saw thousands of homes destroyed and over 30 people killed.
Global’s Miranda Anthistle spoke to volcanologist Heather Handley for more insight into the deadly volcanic activity and what’s going on.
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