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Volcanoes Today, 25 Nov 2014: Fogo volcano

Tuesday Nov 25, 2014 00:00 AM |
Fogo (Cape Verde): The recent eruption of the Pico do Fogo continues to produce lava fountains from two vents on the volcano's flank. The erupted lava collects in rapidly growing flows that destroy roads and houses near the caldera, as shown in the new BBC footage below.
Fortunately, this new eruption has not yet made any casualties, but many locals are forced to abandon there homes and move to houses constructed for the refugees of the 1995 eruption or to newly constructed temporary shelter. A large ash plume can be seen from Praia, the capital of Cape Verde on one of the neighbouring islands. The eruption also caused the closure of the local airport.
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Previous news
Lava fountains and flow from the new eruption at Fogo (Fogonews)
Monday, Nov 24, 2014
Fogo (Cape Verde): The new eruption, so far small inside the Cha caldera, continues. It is taking place from a fissure with two closely spaced vents on the southwest side of the Pico de Fogo, very near to the 1995 eruption vents. ... [more]
Sunday, Nov 23, 2014
Fogo (Cape Verde): A new eruption started at the volcano this morning around 10:00 local time. The aviation alert was raised to red due to possible ash emissions that could harm aircraft in the area. ... [more]
Strombolian acttivity at the summit vents of Stromboli (INGV)
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Lava effusion seems to have stopped completely since about a week ago. Small strombolian explosions continue to occur sporadically from vents in the northern and central crater terrace at the summit. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 21, 2014
Chirpoi (Kurile Islands, Russia): (21 Nov) Satellite images showed a weak thermal anomaly over Snow volcano on 16 November. ... [more]
Smaller pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (19 Nov) A series of eruptions occurred during the past days from the volcano's growing lava dome. Tokyo VAAC issued alerts about ash plumes rising up to 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude. ... [more]

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