Kamchatka volcanologists fear disaster. Video


22.07.11.Izverzhenie Kamchatka volcano Kizimen every day becoming stronger. Experts do not rule out that it may cause an environmental disaster and destruction.

From the crater poured hot lava flow, which flows along the eastern slope, and high ash column rises high three kilometers. Gray plume extends from the mountains by 15 kilometers. Despite the terrible picture, while settlements are not threatened.

Olga Jilin Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences: "to change the relief direction of the channel. If clastics fall, God forbid, in the Kuril Lake, it will be an environmental disaster. But while we can not say it will happen or not is an open question. "

Rosaviatsia more optimistic. They think that the eruption of the volcano of Kamchatka Kizimen not affect air traffic. The ministry stressed that the volcanoes in the most eastern part of the country do not create so strong interference, such as the Icelandic Grimsvotn and Eyjafjallajokull. If necessary, the Office promptly changed the route.

Kizimen — one of six active volcanoes in Kamchatka. He slept for more than 80 years. Last seismologists observed his strong eruption in 1929.

Source: NTV

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