Kamchatka volcano Shiveluch threw a column of ash to a height of five kilometers
In Kamchatka volcano Shiveluch threw a column of ash to a height of five kilometers. This was reported on the website of the regional emergency Department.
According to authorities, an ash plume extended from the volcano to the East, for a distance of two kilometers. In the MOE noted that the way the ashes are no settlements, and in residential areas not recorded a loss. Near the Shiveluch no tourist groups.
MOE noted that the Vulcan assigned “orange” aviation code of the danger, and tourist organizations, the Agency recommended not to organize tours in the area of Shiveluch
MOE warned that near the volcano may be an increased concentration of gas. In addition, there is a danger when approaching the Shiveluch to get into palapag, which can cause allergic reactions in humans or damage to vehicles.
In early December 2016 Shiveluch threw a column of ash to a height of 11 km and the Plume was then extended to 106 km on northeast from the volcano.
Shiveluch is the northernmost active volcano of Kamchatka. Its altitude is 3283 m. the Volcano is located 45 km from the village of Keys Ust-Kamchatsky district, which is home to approximately five thousand people.