Puyehue volcano began to fire lava.

Puyehue volcano began to fire lava.

Temuco : Chile | Jun 21, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT
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Chile Puyehue volcano lava began to drive

Sernageomin experts flew over the area where the volcano and observed the output of "viscous lava" that was heading west and flowing "slowly by a channel about 50 meters wide and 100 feet long."

The ashes were moved after a change in the winds, the southwest Pacific and began to fall in several communes of La Araucanía, published Emol.com . Affect Pucón, Villarrica, Curarrehue, Temuco and Freire. This is fine particulate matter that would not be harmful.

The Chilean airline LAN therefore canceled its flights from the cities of Temuco and Valdivia and go back there . He warned that it is likely that other flights will be affected as a result of changing climatic conditions.

In the Patagonia Argentina , where many cities remain stagnant since the eruption, on June 4, the ashes are suspended by the waste accumulated volcanic, forcing people to reuse the chinstrap to navigate the streets.

David Tressens, Secretary of Civil Defense of the tourist Villa La Angostura, said that "seismic activity of the 240 hours which was the volcano currently has 3 "and" 100 million cubic meters of pyroclastic material that was throwing in now yields 3 million. "

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Puyehue volcano lava began to fire
The Geology and Mining Service of Chile reported that magma began to throw on your profile west . For the first time, the ash cloud now moves to the southwest of the country and affects the cord Caulle
Vicky247 is based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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