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Fuego volcano (Guatemala): continuing lahars, threat of overflowing rivers

Сб, 28 мая 2022, 03:41
03:41 AM | ПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅ: MARTIN
Loose fresh volcanic material mixed with water form lahars (image: William Chigna)
Loose fresh volcanic material mixed with water form lahars (image: William Chigna)
Loose fresh volcanic material mixed with water form lahars (image: William Chigna)
Loose fresh volcanic material mixed with water form lahars (image: William Chigna)
For almost three weeks heavy rainfalls have been affecting the upper edifice area resulting in mudflows (so-called lahars.)
The reason for these flows is remobilization of loose volcanic material from recent eruptions to generate moderate-to-strong mudflows down along the Barranca Ceniza chute and Achíguate river which may in turn develop into dangerous lahars. Precautions must be taken, especially for the zone of Ceniza and Platanares rivers threaten by overflowing itself.
Lahars consist of fraction of clay-sized particles and such flow can pick up the material along the way.
Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología volcano activity update 27 May 2022

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Fuego вулкан
Стратовулкан 3,763 m / 12,346 ft
Гватемала, 14.47°N / -90.88°W
Текущее состояние: извергающийся (4 из 5) Fuego Вулкан-извержения:
1581, 1585, 1586, 1587, 1614, 1617, 1620, 1623, 1629, 1679(?), 1685, 1686, 1689(?), 1699, 1702, 1705, 1706, 1709(?), 1710,1717,1730, 1732, 1737, 1751(?), 1765(?), 1773(?), 1799, 1826, 1829, 1850(?), 1852(?), 1855, 1856, 1857, 1860, 1861(?), 1867(?), 1880, 1896, 1932, 1944, 1949, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1987, 1999, 2002 - ongoing
Типичный извержения стиль
Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes and extrusion of viscous lava flows. In near constant activity, at least during the past centuries.

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