In southern Chile began erupting volcanic ridge. Authorities to evacuate more than three hundred thousand inhabitants of nearby communities.
Huge plumes of smoke rising over the tops of ridges Puyeue Cordón, near the border with Argentina. Thick clouds of ash have reached Argentina.
A strong smell of smoke and sulfur, according to witnesses, there is a considerable distance.
Chilean authorities raised the alert level in the vicinity of the ridge to the maximum — the "red."