The Santiaguito volcano threw a 5-kilometer column of ash

After several days of silence, a powerful column of ash was thrown Guatemalan volcano Santiaguito. Ash cloud rose to a height of up to 5 km from the wrath of the giant accompanied by the ejection of pyroclastic flow and a strong roar. The ash plume was carried by winds up to 25 km to the West and South-West from turbulent mountain.

Experts fear that the ash plume may reach settlements Coatepeque, Malacatan etc. to Local residents encouraged to take precautions, in particular, not to approach the danger zone around the volcano and to protect drinking water from possible contamination.

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