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1

Poisonous gases

Sulfur dioxide and trioxide
Kills agriculture
Leads to money loss

2

Glacial outburst

A subglacial flood often caused by an eruption beneath a glacier or ice sheet

3

Mudflows/lahars

Volcanic mudflow caused by heavy rain

4

Explosive blasts

Fragments of rock and lava driven by gases expanding at great depths

5

Pyroclastic flows

Dense masses of lava that flow down the side of a volcano

6

Lava flows

More of a hazard to places not people as it moves quite slowly
More silica moves quicker