Nicaragua: San Cristobal volcano explosions

Posted on September 8, 2012 • Filed under: Enviromental Issues, Latin America Health, Nicaragua, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate reported that from 8:40 am this morning the San Cristobal volcano, in Chinandega, started throwing ashes after three explosions conducted. International traffic is paralyzed by lack of visibility at this time, and it is said that the ashes and came to Puerto Morazan, Honduras. The districts are suffering from and the ravages of the ashes are those located north of it, including comarcar Tinoco, Rancheria, Villa July 15, San Lucas, San Juan de la Penca and crack.
The San Cristobal volcano is the highest in Nicaragua, with 1.745 meters. Ashes are blackish and according to villagers, there have been three explosions since midnight.

Tijerino Marcelino Mendez rangers San Cristobal volcano, confirmed the release of gases and ash.

Civil Defense and Fire SINAPRED are directed to the site to help with the villagers. It is estimated that some 15,000 people have in the affected area.

As reported by the first lady, a team that sought Apoyeque inspect the volcano, where activity was reported yesterday, will move to San Cristobal volcano to analyze the magnitude of the event in the colossus…. Read Article

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