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(Worthy News) - Amazing footage has emerged of dozens of ash exhalations from Mexico's most active volcano, Popocatepetl - reaching up to two kilometres into the sky.
The video shows a large ash explosion that took place over several minutes and was part of a 24 hour recording that began at 11 am on Monday.
Volcanic ash forces airport closures in Colombia
Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano erupted in an ash cloud on Sunday, July 26, prompting authorities to temporarily close two airports in the area.
The civil aeronautics agency said it closed airports at Manizales and Pereira as a precaution after the 8:30 am (1330 GMT) eruption.
This resulted in the cancellation of at least 16 flights on Sunday. [ Source ]
Eruptions of Ash at 5 Volcanoes Shroud Skies in Indonesia
Eruptions of ash at five volcanoes shrouded the skies over parts of the Indonesian archipelago on July 22, forced three airports to close.
Mount Raung on Java island blasted ash and debris up to 2,000 meters (6,560 feet) into the air after rumbling for several weeks, government volcanologist Surono said.
Ash erupted also from Gamalama and Dukono mountains on the Moluccas islands chain, Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island and Mount Karangetang on Siau island, darkening the skies, Surono said. [ Source ]
U.S. Scientists Record Explosion at Alaska's Cleveland Volcano
An explosion on July 20, rocked Alaska's Cleveland Volcano but scientists have detected no ash cloud that could threaten jets crossing the Pacific Ocean.
Scientists as the Alaska Volcano Observatory recorded an explosion at the volcano 940 miles southwest of Anchorage in the Aleutian Islands.
U.S. Geological Survey geologist Kristi Wallace said a similar explosion was recorded in November. Ash may have been produced but likely stayed under 20,000 feet, she said. [ Source ]