Banos Ecuador: Volcano Tungurahua moderate activity, ash

Posted on April 30, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate reported that “The level of activity is moderate and is ascending,” said Mercedes Taipe, technical Geophysical Institute, on duty at the observatory of Guadalupe, reporting the current status of the Tungurahua volcano, which was reactivated since last Saturday, the increase paulatina.Indicó so that at the beginning of the revival explosions were small, but now are medium and were heard in the villages near the mountain. He added that it is expected that in the coming hours to continue the demonstrations and even be a little more grandes.Con connection with the issuance of plumes with moderate ash content, said to be permanent, but something peculiar happened yesterday as the volcanic material fell on all sides of the mountain, which has thirteen years eruptivo.Aseguró process that on Monday the wind direction is toward the southwest, so no reports of ash fall in the towns of El Manzano, Penipe and even in Riobamba, areas of the province of Chimborazo. Read Article

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