Banos Ecuador covered in ash from Tungurahua

Posted on December 6, 2011 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate reported – Banos, Ecuador – Tungurahua volcano continues to be active and abundant today reported ashfall in nearby towns, said the Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic University. “Since this morning there has been a pillar of emission with moderate to heavy load of ash that reached 1 km above the volcano’s summit and moves north and northeast,” explained the Geophysical Institute in a statement. The ash affected, among others, the population of Banos, one of the resorts in the country and just curious where attracted by the activity of the Tungurahua. Read Article

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