Volcano news: Santa Maria (Guatemala)
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): heavy rains trigger lahars
Heavy rainfalls in recent days generated strong lahars (mud flows) through the Nima I River bed, remobilizing some of the recently erupted loose volcanic debris.
do, 16 jun 2016, 11:0411:04 AM | DOOR: T
The turbulent hot flows reached 30 m width and carried blocks up to 50 to 70 cm in diameter, tree trunks and large branches.
Thu, 26 May 2016, 12:05
The volcano remains in its current phase dominated by intermittent, violent explosive eruptions. ... Lees alle
Mon, 23 May 2016, 08:34
Very elevated activity continues at the active Caliente lava dome. Yesterday, another two strong explosions occurred at 08:30 and around 13:00 local time. ... Lees alle
Fri, 20 May 2016, 16:59
The current phase of intense activity at the active Caliente lava dome continues. Two more explosions occurred yesterday, at 09:34 and 09:56 local time, producing ash plumes that rose 2-3 km to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude. Lees alle
Mon, 16 May 2016, 16:51
The activity at the Caliente lava dome remains very elevated: a series of 3 powerful explosions occurred this morning (around 07:45 local time), yesterday evening (17:45) and Saturday morning. ... Lees alle
Sun, 8 May 2016, 11:03
The activity of the volcano remains at elevated levels. The rate of magma rising into the Caliente lava dome has been the highest during its ongoing activity in recent years. ... Lees alle