Shiveluch spews ash 10 km into the air, Kamchatka

Kamchatkan Shiveluch volcano had another strong eruption at 22:45 UTC on May 26, 2014 and spewed ash up to 10 km into the air, according to KVERT. Volcanic alert level is on orange.Satellite data showed an ash cloud extended up to 850 km (520 miles) to the south from the volcano. However, it poses no hazard to nearby populated localities.KVERT said a growth of the lava dome continues. Moderate ash explosions, fumarolic activity and incandescence of the dome summit and hot avalanches accompanies this process.At 04:15 UTC today, when latest KVERT notice was issued, volcanic eruption was still underway. At 02:56 UTC, the height of ash plume was estimated to 3 km a.s.l.Previous strong eruption of Shiveluch occurred late on May 12… »

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