August 2015 – MEXICO – The Colima Volcano sent smoke and ash three kilometers into the sky in a series of eruptions during the weekend. There have been more eruptions at the Colima Volcano this week, sending ash and smoke more than three kilometers into the air. Also known as the Volcano of Fire, it has been active since July 9, when ash falls forced the evacuation of several communities a few days later.
Various eruptions took place on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th. This volcano was previously active during the months of January and February. A state of emergency was declared last month and nearly 700 people were evacuated in five municipalities in the states of Colima and Jalisco. –Yucatan Times
Lava flows out of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, as it erupts on August 25, 2015, on the French island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean. The volcano started to erupt on August 24, 2015 for the fourth time since the beginning of the year, according to a statement released by the Prefecture. –Economic Times