In Chile, the Red Menace — erupts Hudson

Hudson Volcano, Chile intensified last night caused the ads in Chile and Argentina, the highest — "red" level volcanic warning. Chilean authorities have evacuated 119 people from the vicinity of the volcano.

In the area of the volcano, there were several smaller aftershocks, followed by the eruption. Hudson Volcano released three high in the sky column of steam and ash, resulting in a height of about five kilometers cloud of volcanic dust. Width erupting craters ranging from 200 to 500 meters.

According to the local Geological Survey, in a few days or even hours can occur more violent eruption of the volcano. Local authorities advised residents of the surrounding areas to take precautions against possible subsidence of volcanic ash, called them without urgent need not to leave their homes and stock up on water and food.

For the past 60 years, Hudson erupted twice, RIA Novosti reported. In 1991, the eruption of the land around the volcano was covered with 45 cm of ash. Then, on the Argentine side of the Andes, killing about half a million sheep.

Earlier in October, another Chilean volcano — Puyeue — became the "culprit" cancellation of flights in the south of Brazil. Puyeue previous eruption was in June of this year and for a few weeks paralyzed major airports in South America.

Days-long queues were formed there was discontinued flights to the mountain resorts in the Argentinean and Chilean Andes. The eruption of the volcano then also affected flights to New Zealand and Australia.

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