Volcano news: Study indicates ’stressed’ volcanoes ‘influences future collapses and erupti | Science | News


“We found that volcanoes gradually become ‘stressed’ by repeated movement of this magma, potentially destabilising the whole volcano, influencing future collapses and eruptions.”

The study’s publication coincides with news an African volcano is seeing lava rise at worrying levels.

Nyiragongo, a volcano sitting in-between Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, has its lava lake filling at a concerning speed.