Ecuador expects strong Tungurahua volcano

Due to rising activity in the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador government officially declared the "orange" Danger code for the four cities, which are the mountain height of 5029 meters is the closest. The warning will also be extended to the neighboring provinces of Tungurahua and Chimborazo.

Ecuador expects strong Tungurahua volcano

Tungurahua started waking up in the middle of the week, when there was a confirmation of the increase in emissions of the gas. More recently there was the first on the volcano eruption. First out of the crater appeared a column of ash, and was followed by three separate shock. Ash column height is 2 km. Blows from the bowels of Tungurahua were strong enough and were able to break a window in a church in Kuzu. A slight slip of rock and stones in the sectors mentioned cat, Pondoa, Runtun and Pillate.

Ecuador expects strong Tungurahua volcano

On the volcano, located 135 km south of the capital of Ecuador, Quito, most eruptions noted in 2006. That was the year in the Ecuadorian village of Chimborazo killed 6 people. During the eruption in 1999 was 15,000 residents evacuated tourist town of Banos. People were able to get back only a year later.

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