Costa Rica: “Yellow” Alert For Turrialba Volcano Eruption

Posted on January 13, 2012


The emanation of a gray cloud, possibly containing ash, at the Turrialba Volcano was confirmed Thursday afternoon by the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de CostaRica (OVSICORI), that resulting in the closure of the park.
The eruption of smoke was confirmed at 3pm Thursday, preceded by rumblings that were detected by locals and confirmed by the OSVICORI.

Almost immediately the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) – national Emergency Commission – issued a “yellow” alert for the area as a preventive measure.
Inside Costa Rica

Could this have been the case of the mysterious sound people heard in Costa Rica a few days ago?



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