Kamchatka volcano ejects ash to a height of 8km!

19 Sep

The northernmost active volcano of Kamchatka – Shiveluch emitted a column of ash to a height of 8km, reports RIA Novosti , citing a representative of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. As a result of the activation in the dome of the volcano formed cleft depth of about 30 meters. For settlements Shiveluch eruption no danger, but plumes dangerous to aviation.

According to the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, currently assigned to the eruption of “orange” code, indicating the high risk of local aviation flights in the area of the eruption. Particles of volcanic ash in contact with the mechanisms of planes and helicopters can cause them to malfunction. In addition, dangerous and gases emitted from the volcano with ash.

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Posted by on September 19, 2012 in Mysterious, Nature


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