Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky was covered with volcanic ash

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky covered ash cloud from a volcano Kizimen.

As the agency "Interfax" the Kamchatka emergencies department, the volcano threw a column of ash to a height of about 1 kilometer. Wind cloud drifted towards the regional center. In several areas of the layer of ash reaches a thickness of 1 millimeter.

"Svezhevystirannoe clothes, hung out the inhabitants of the capital of Kamchatka on the balconies, have re-wash again," — said the representative of the Ministry for Emergencies. He also said that due to the sedimentation of ash on the street, "ice in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky virtually eliminated."

Volcano Kizimen (Schapinskaya hill) is located at 265 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. It is located on the western slope of the southern part of the range Tumrok. The volcano became more active in 2009, 80 years after the last eruption.

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