Shiveluch Volcano in Russia’s Far East sends plumes of ash up to 6km into sky – TASS21 OCTOBER 2015. Shiveluch Volcano on Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula has spewed a plume of ash to a height of 4.5 kilometres above sea level. « Seismic stations nearby Shiveluch have registered that the giant volcano sent a plume of ash up to six kilometres into the sky today [October 22], » a spokesperson for the Kamchatka branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Geophysical Service told TASS on Thursday.
« However, video surveillance has failed due to a heavy snowstorm in the Ust-Kamchatka district, » he said. Along with this, Kamchatka’s department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said that populated localities had not suffered from ash falls.Earlier, TASS cited the Klyuchevskaya volcano observatory of the Far Eastern branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences as saying that Shiveluch had been demonstrating increased activity in recent days as fire avalanches were going from the lava dome down up to 0.5-1km along the volcano slopes towards the Baidarnaya and Bekesh rivers.
October 23, 2015. Sheveluch , Kamchatka :
Source : TASS
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