Shiveluch volcano ejects ash plumes

The Shiveluch volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula on Thursday afternoon twice threw ash plumes up to 6 thousand meters above sea level.

On the Shiveluch volcano on Thursday afternoon local time, with a difference of 20 minutes was recorded two ash emission. The height of both amounted to six thousand meters above sea level. The volcano is closed by clouds, but the height of the emissions can be judged from seismic data. Judging by the wind direction, ash plume spread in a westerly direction from the volcano.

The loss of ash in the settlements of the Peninsula is not fixed. The volcano is assigned code orange aviation hazard.

Shiveluch — the northernmost active volcano of Kamchatka. It is located about 45 kilometers from the village of Keys. The height of Shiveluch — 3283 meters above sea level.

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