Fuego volcano news & eruption updates:
Fuego volcano (Guatemala): strong explosions
Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 08:0408:04 AM | BY: T
Moderate to strong explosions continue at the volcano with ash plumes rising almost 1 km above the crater.
Explosion from Fuego volcano this morning
All the explosions generated rumbling and degassing sounds as well as sometimes shock waves. Fine ash fell in the villages Panimaché, Morelia, Santa Sofia and Sangre de Cristo. Incandescent avalanches could be observed from the crater at night.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014, 17:19
The volcano has returned to normal levels of activity without producing a new paroxysm when activity climbed during 10 April. Intermittent explosions of strombolian type and small to moderate size were heard during the past 24 hours, but could not be directly observed due to cloud cover. ... read all
Sat, 12 Apr 2014, 09:17
Activity at the volcano continues to increase and could be heading towards a new paroxysm with lava flows, strong explosions and potential pyroclastic flows. Constant avalanches were observed on the upper southern flank, which could be related to the opening of an effusive vent. ... read all
Thu, 10 Apr 2014, 16:45
The volcano observatory reports an increase in activity early this morning. The number and size of explosions increased to an average of 6-8 per hour. Ash plumes rose to almost 1 km height and drifted W and SW for about 10 km. read all
Sat, 29 Mar 2014, 10:33
The volcano's activity has dropped again a bit. During 27-28 March, 34 moderate explosions with ash plumes up to 800 m high were reported by the volcano observatory. Light ash falls occurred in areas to the west and many explosions were accompanied by shock waves. read all
Wed, 26 Mar 2014, 08:05
The volcano's activity has increased, INSIVUMEH and CONRED reported. The number of explosions rose to 8-14 per hour over the past days and the strongest ones produce ash plumes rising more than 1 km above the summit and drifted 12 km to westerly directions. ... read all