Some news about the continuous volcanic unrest around the world.
Poas volcano (Costa Rica) has been evacuated, strong eruptions have been recorded at Nevados de Chillan (Chile), and the Agua volcano is literally on fire.
Evacuation at Poas volcano, Costa Rica
Park administrators have forced tourists visiting the Poás Volcano on Sunday afternoon to evacuate the popular national park The preventive measure is due to an increase in the emanation of gases from the crater.
The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica reported that gases come from a new fumarole that formed in the volcano last week. Moreover, abundant water coming from the fumarole formed a small creek, rich in sediments. Vapor from the fumarole is also rich in acid gases and registers a temperature of 90 degrees Celsius (194 °F).
According to volanologists, a volume of fresh magma from deeper levels is rising toward the surface.
2 strong eruptions at Nevados of Chillan complex
The explosive phreatomagmatic activity of the Nevados de Chillan volcanic complex has increased in energy in the last two days.
Two strong explosions took place on 10.04 at 11:06 pm (local) and on 11.04 at 04:56 pm (local) with plumes of ashes and gas reaching above 3,000 meters. The Yellow alert level has not been changed yet. Below the eruptions in pictures:
Agua volcano in Guatemala is literally on fire
In Guatemala, gray smoke is surrounding the crater of the Agua volcano…
The plume is not related to volcanic activity, but to a forest fire that is currently burning on the highest slopes of the volcani peak.
Red Alert was triggered in Guatemala due to numerous forest fires, e.a. in the vicinity of the Laguna del Tigre / Petén.
Are they any volcanic eruptions in your neighborhood?