New volcanic eruptions around the world in the first two days of August 2017.
Sinabung volcano (Indonesia), Poas volcano (Costa Rica), Sheveluch volcano (Russia)
After the continuous growth of the dome accompanied by regular falls of blocks, the crater of the Sinabung volcano collapsed on August 2 at 8:05 am local time.
The dome collapse was accompanied by multiple pyroclastic flows on the eastern slope of the volcano.
Ashfalls were recorded on nearby villages, including Kabanjahe.
The Poas volcano erupted on August 1, 2017 at 5:45 pm local time, which ejected a column of reddish color ash 500 meters above the crater, before drifting westward.
An important degassing of steam and gas followed up.
A large explosion, which ejected ash at more than 11,500-12,000 meters asl, caused heavy pyroclastic flows, and formed a volcanic cloud drifting northeast for 205 km momentarily changing the aviation code to the red occured on July 23, 2017 at Sheveluch volcano in Kamchatka, Russia.
According to the latest pictures by KVERT, it seems that the dome has only a few teeth left… the rest having been pulverized in the explosion.
The volcanic eruptions have been dramatic during the first days of August. Be ready, get prepared!
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A lot of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions this year, now Mexico, Japan and Indonesia at again, have volcanoes erupting. Makes one wonder what’s going on.