Ecuador Tungurahua Volcano Update August 3, 2013

Posted on August 3, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL

INSIDE SECRETS OF ECUADORIAN CULTURE reported the trend of increasing activity has continued over the past days. The volcano has been producing nearly constant steam and ash emissions to a maximum height of 2 km height, as well as discrete strombolian to vulcanian-type explosions accompanied by atmospheric shock waves and ground vibration.
Ash fall has affected numerous inhabited and cultivated areas near the volcano. Heavy rains have been causing trouble, too, because a series of mud flows were generated, especially inside the ravines of the western flank. Read Article

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