2.01.11.V the first days of the new year over the capital of Kamchatka were precipitation in the form of volcanic ash, the news agency VOSTOK-MEDIA.
The culprit of the accident was Kizimen volcano. Its eruption experts waited all of December, but the powerful natural fireworks volcano arranged exactly on January 1.
As RIA "Vostok-Media" referring to the chief information officer Kronotsky reserve, January 1, at dawn on Kizimene there was a series of explosions, over the top of the fiery mountain ash column rose high in 8 kilometers.
Volcanic ash blanketed cordons, located 30-40 km from the volcano.
Inspectors at both cordons reported a strong chemical smell and inability to move around the open area without masks. Visibility in the area does not exceed a few meters. "Around all gray, breathing hard. Sometimes wind chased the tundra small tornadoes of volcanic ash ", — says Igor Shpilenok inspector reserve.
In the morning on January 2 Peploe-gas cloud covered the distance of 270 km, reached the regional capital. It is reported that in Petropavlovsk per square meter have 5-10 grams of ash.