Turrialba , Costa Rica : continuous emission of gas and ash .

Turrialba , Costa Rica : continuous emission of gas and ash .

Report of the activity of Turrialba volcano: May 21, 2016 to 17 hours.

The activity of the volcano Turrialba to 17 pm May 21, 2016 showed no significant change from the one shown at 9 am today. The tremor continues with a large amplitude , not vary much, and is accompanied by a passive and continuous emission of gas and ash with moderate volumes. Between 9 am and 17 pm today, increases were recorded in the emission of ash and eruptive activity over short time intervals. The main events took place from 11h00 to 11h50 , between 12h 20 am and 13h20 , and from 15h00 p.m. to 15h30 p.m. . When the conditions of low cloud cover , it was possible to estimate the height of the cloud emission through the webcam, it was possible to see that it did not exceed 600 meters above the summit of the volcano.

At the time of this report, the winds are directed to the Southwest, with a moderate dispersion of ash directed toward Herradura (Central Pacific), San José, Heredia, Alajuela, Puntarenas. Throughout the day, villagers reported through social networks, slight ash falls in the following places:
San Jose Guadalupe, Moravia, Uruca, Coronado, San Pedro Coronado, Tibás, Santa Ana, Pavas, San Pedro de Montes de Oca, Zapote, Sabanilla Montes de Oca, Hatillo, San Rafael Abajo de Desamparados.
Cartago Llano Grande, Irazu
Alajuela Airport, Plum, Grecia, Atenas, Guácimo, El Roble.
Heredia San Antonio de Belen, Heredia center

Starting today and during the following days, there will be sending two reports of daily activities of the Turrialba volcano, 9 hours and 17 hours to inform the public, institutions and authorities.

May 22 , 2016.Turrialba , Costa Rica :

Source : Ovsicori

Photo : Volvan Turrialba Lodge

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