In Ecuador, the Tungurahua volcano erupts

In Ecuador, the greatly increased activity of the volcano Tungurahua, which is the third day in a row of vents spewing molten rock and lava.

According to Reuters, volcanic ash, rising to a height of four kilometers, already asleep about five settlements.

Currently, from the vicinity of the volcano were evacuated about 110 families.

Started on August 19 Tungurahua volcano has caused tremendous damage to cultivated at the foot of the volcano of agriculture from the volcanic ash affected 500 hectares planted with forage grass, 400 acres of potato fields and planting corn and beans in Kero.

Active volcano Tungurahua height 5016 meters located in the Ecuadorian Andes, 135 kilometers south of Quito.

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