Ash from Tungurahua volcano in skies above Guayaquil

Posted on December 24, 2011 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Aviation, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate

The activity of the Tungurahua volcano remains at moderate-high, with a tendency to decline relative to that recorded on Thursday, said the technician on duty at the Geophysical Institute of the Tungurahua Volcano Observatory in Guadeloupe, Jorge Ordonez. The Tungurahua eruption process twelve years ago, resumed on Thursday, explosions and emissions of water vapor columns of ash that is carried by the wind Puel, El Manzano, Mocha.
Although there were no major reports of ash fall, satellite images indicate that this came to the southwest and west and arrived in Guayaquil, but did not fall in this city because, according to the technician, was very thin and in such cases remains in the atmosphere . However, he warned that the material can affect aircraft. Read Article

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