Volcano Watch: Russia Volcano Bezymianny put on Code Red for imminent eruption

Posted on March 8, 2012


(TheWeatherSpace.com) – One of the most active volcanoes in the world has been put on aviation color code red, the highest alert given by the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team.

KVERT assigned the code on Tuesday and warns of an imminent eruption. “Activity of the volcano continuously increases,” says the alert. “Strong ash explosions up to 42,640 ft (13 km) a.s.l. possible at any time. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircraft.

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