Lava flows Tolbachik volcano in Kamchatka can reach the forest

 Two lava flow Plosky Tolbachik on Kamchatka together in a hot broad river, which may soon reach the border of the forest, according to Volcano Observatory village Keys.

As reported by scientists Observatory climbers who had been in the area of side-Flat Tolbachik eruption, the current level of lava in the crater dropped significantly, and the weakening of activity allowed to approach him at a distance of about 50 meters.

"The lava flow, which flows into the South-West direction, stopped. Source of the river has shifted to the east, and the lava came in two streams that are below the combined and broad river flowing north Claws in the Southeast direction," — are reported words climber.

According to witnesses, in some places, the new lava for leaves under the frozen surface of the previous flow. In this celebrated their rapid current of lava, which, they said, could lead to the fact that in a short time to reach for the boundaries of the forest.

Flat Tolbachik began erupting on 27 November. In the area of the southern slope formed two fractured breakthrough with Lava — a stream of top-break was more than six kilometers from the bottom — 18 kilometers. Occasionally rose above the volcano ash column. In early January, volcanic activity has declined.

In Crater Flat Toblachika formed during the eruption lava lake. The relief of the surrounding area has changed a lot because of the lava piles up to 15 meters.

Tolbachik consists of two volcanoes — Flat Tolbachik (3.085 thousand meters altitude) and acute Tolbachik (3.682 thousand meters). The nearest town — City Keys — removed from the foot of the volcano 60 kilometers.

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