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Fogo volcano news & eruption updates
Fogo volcano (Cape Verde): eruption decreases
Donnerstag Dez 04, 2014 19:46 | VON: T
Map of the lava flow field (2 Dec, source: INGT / facebook)
The intensity of the eruption has strongly decreased, and the lava flows that have been destroying Portela seems to have at least temporarily stopped.
Mittwoch, Dez 03, 2014
The eruption continues. Lava flows have slowed down their advance to less than 1 m per hour, giving some time to breath for what is left at Portela village in Chã das Caldeiras. ... [mehr]
Dienstag, Dez 02, 2014
Activity remained similar to the previous days although some sources suggest a decrease in lava effusion, but an increase in explosions at the vents. ... [mehr]
Sonntag, Nov 30, 2014
Although explosive activity has decreased at the vents, it seems that lava effusion picked up. The advance of some of the lava flow fronts in Portela village picked up again this morning, reaching 20 meters per hour. Local sources mention that seismic activity also increased. ... [mehr]
Freitag, Nov 28, 2014
Activity, after having slowed down a bit yesterday, picked up again this morning, as a new vent opened above the eruption fissure. ... [mehr]
Dienstag, Nov 25, 2014
The eruption continues, but the situation is critical inside the Cha caldera. The northern lava flow branch has started to enter the village of Portela and today destroyed and/or damaged several buildings, including the headquarters of the Fogo Nature Park. ... [mehr]
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