Colombian authorities have canceled the highest level of alert declared by the eruption of the volcano Nevado del Ruiz (Nevado del Ruiz), said on Monday agentstvoAssoshieyted Press.
Activity of the volcano fell on a Sunday, so a few airports in the surrounding areas of the volcano started again, but preventive evacuation continues.
At the moment, the eruption did not cause any casualties or damage.
On Saturday, because of the activity Nevado del Ruiz, local authorities were forced to declare the highest "red" alert level and start evacuating people. Were closed four airports in neighboring cities. Without air travel remains a city Manizales, Pereira, Armenia and Cartago. In these villages the people were given thousands of masks to prevent the ash into the airways.
In November 1985 eruption of Nevado del Ruiz volcano has led to tragic consequences. Then, due to the rapid melting of the ice on the crater of the volcano rapidly raise the water level in the river Guali which burst its banks. Armero flood washed away the city and killed more than 20,000 people.