News & activity updates from Puyehue volcano, Chile
Volcán Puyehue (Chile): continuas emisiones de ceniza, ceniza llega a Australia, cancelaciones de vuelo
lunes jun 13, 2011 15:52 |
La erupción en el volcán Puyehue no muestra signos de agotamiento. Mientras que el penacho había disminuido significativamente después de la erupción inicial, la erupción se ha incrementado en los últimos días y el volcán está produciendo ahora una columna de cenizas de casi constante que alcanzando 4 a hasta 10 km de altitud y deriva oriental (VAAC Buenos Aires).
La ceniza ha derivado ahora tan lejos como Australia, donde muchos vuelos se han cancelado. El domingo, Quantas solo ha cancelado más de 50 vuelos.
viernes, jun 10, 2011
The eruption at Puyahue volcano has weakened a lot in the past days. As of today, 10 June, the volcano continues to erupt, but the ash cloud reaches "only" 15,000 ft (ca. 5 km) altitude, compared to >10 km in the previous days. (VAAC Buenos Aires) [Leer más]
jueves, jun 09, 2011
The eruption at Puyehus volcano has decreased, but the volcano continues to emit an impressive ash plume, but there is still a lot of ash in the atmosphere above a large swath of Argentina, causing a hazard for flight operations. ... [Leer más]
martes, jun 07, 2011
The intensity of the eruption continues at more or less the same level as yesterday. A sustained column of ash rises from the Caulle vent area to 10-12 km altitude, drifting NE. The ash affects many regional flights within Argentina as well between Argentina and Chile, many of which have been cancelled. Flights within Chile so far seem to be operating normally. [Leer más]
lunes, jun 06, 2011
The spectacular explosive eruption at Puyehue volcano continues, although its intensity seems to have decreased slightly. It is producing a sustained column of ash that reaches 10-12 km altitude and is currently drifting NE. Significant ash fall is occurring SE, E and NE of the volcano including the province of Río Negro, Argentina, with the popular resort town of Bariloche, where heavy ash fall is reported and causing problems to daily life and infrastructure. ... [Leer más]
domingo, jun 05, 2011
A significant eruption is taking place at Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano in central Chile. The eruption started on 4 June with a large explosion that sent an ash plume to 10 km altitude (FL350, 35,000 feet a.s.l.) which was moving towards SE into Argentina. More than 3500 people have been evacuated. ... [Leer más]