Volcano disaster in India, mitigation and their impacts

Published 25-04-2023
Section Review articles


  • Sahdev S.O.S. In Environmental Science Pt. RSU Raipur


The volcano is a natural disaster. Volcanoes erupt from the interior of the Earth. This consists of many gases, liquids, and solids. Due to this, it gets jammed in the upper part of the earth in the form of lava and emits harmful gas. There are 4 types of volcanoes namely cinder cone, composite volcano, shield volcano, and lava volcano. Volcanoes are divided into categories: extinct, active, and dormant.  Barren Island has become active in India in 2017.  The history of volcanic eruptions in India so far is as follows: Border Island, Deccan Traps, Narcondam Island, Baratang, Dhinodhar Hill, Dhosi Hill, and Tosham Hill. Human health is affected by the toxic gases produced by volcanic eruptions. This review discusses in detail the causes, types, damage, history, and mitigation of volcanic eruptions.

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