After 250 years during which the volcano Kambalny did not show activity, he suddenly woke up. Scientists recorded a sharp increase in activity, which was a complete surprise for volcanologists.
Kumbal threw a pillar of ash to a height of 6 kilometers, an ash plume stretched for 1,500 kilometers southeast of the volcano
For all the time of modern scientific observations this is the first serious eruption on Camballa. According to scientific data, a strong volcanic eruption occurred 600 years ago, there is information about its increased activity about 250 years ago, – scientists say.
Kambal is located in the territory of the South Kamchatka Federal Wildlife Refuge. For the volcano there is an “orange” code for aviation danger.