Ubinas, Perou : ash emission , Towns and areas affected: Ubinas, Querapi, Sacohaya.

Ubinas, Perou : ash emission , Towns and areas affected: Ubinas, Querapi, Sacohaya.

An ash falls notice has been issued by the INGEMMET:

Event Type : ash emission
DATE: October 15, 2015

LOCAL TIME: 3:26 p.m.
Ash dispersion direction: south, southwest
Height of the eruption column: 1500 m above the crater.
Ash dispersal area: 10 km
Towns and areas affected: Ubinas, Querapi, Sacohaya.

OBSERVATIONS: From 2:01 p.m. this afternoon, was recorded small pulses of ash emissions, due to the volcanic degassing system. These emissions can continue in the coming hours.

For more details on this event, visit the South Volcano Observatory website (OVS) and Volcano Observatory INGEMMET (OVI).

Monitoring agencies have warned that the ash moves south and southwest and affects people of Ubinas Valley.
The Ubinas volcano, located in the Andes of southern Peru, issued on Thursday a column of ash 1,500 meters above its crater that is dispersed in a radius of ten kilometers, announced the Instituto Geofísico del Peru (IGP) and the Instituto y Minero Geológico Metalúrgico (INGEMMET).

Among the areas that are affected are Ubinas, Querapi and Sacohaya, located in the Moquegua region.
The committee warned that ash emissions may continue in the coming hours and asked the neighboring cities to take precautions against possible rainfall of ash.

October 16, 2015 . Ubinas, Perou :

Source : IGP/ Ingemmet , Noticiasrcn.com.

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