VIDEO This is how the Shiveluch volcano in Russia erupted

VIDEO: This is how the Shiveluch volcano in Russia erupted

The Shiveluch volcano, located on the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia, erupted

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erupted on Shiveluch volcanolocated on the Kamchatka peninsula, in Russiaand images of the impressive moment were recently published.

After seven years without significant activity, the Shiveluch volcano erupted, roaring with a huge amount of lava and ashes that have made specialists fear that it could lead to a large-scale eruption.

“As lava dome growth continuesa strong activity of fumaroles, an incandescence of the lava dome, explosions and hot avalanches accompany this process”, reported the Kamchatka Volcano Eruption Response Team.

“Activity in progress could affect aircraft international and low-flying”, added the same team.

The images released a few hours ago show aerial shots of the great crater full of lava, whose temperature can exceed 1,200º C. The explosion began gradually, while the expulsion of the lava flows was violent.

The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations alerted the inhabitants of the area and asked them to stay more than 15 kilometers of the volcano, because the ash fallout can cause discomfort.

“The rain of ashes can cause allergiesas well as damage cars and other equipment,” the ministry said in a statement.

According to information from the Russian news agency Sputnik, the activity of the Shiveluch began on Sunday, spewing ash columns between 4.6 km and 5 km.

The Klyuchevskói also erupted

At the same time that the activity of the Shiveluch was recorded, the Kliuchevskoi volcano also eruptedanother of the most active giants of the peninsula.

The Klyuchevskoy, the highest active volcano in Eurasia, erupted this Sunday. Specialists have recorded magma emissions with a frequency of up to 10 explosions per hour.

It is expected that lava flows and mud flow by the channels of the rivers close to the area of ​​the volcano. Kliuchevskoi eruptions could last from several weeks to a year.

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