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Chile's Calbuco volcano erupts for first time in 42 yrs

The Calbuco volcano in Chile has erupted for the first time in 42 years causing evacuation of thousands of people.

Chile's Onemi emergency office has declared a red alert following the eruption at Calbuco volcano.

About 4,000 people are far moved out of the area, an evacuation radius of 20 kilometers has been established and classes have been canceled in surrounding towns, Reuters reported.

Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo has urged residents to evacuate and warned of possible lahars, a mix of water and rock fragments that flow down a volcano's slopes and river valleys.

President Michelle Bachelet is scheduled to travel to the affected area on Thursday.

Villarica volcano eruption in southern Chile last month sent a plume of ash and lava high into the sky causing evacuations of thousands of people.

Television pictures showed a spectacular mushroom-shaped column billowing into the sky with occasional lighting bolts shooting through. LATAM Airlines has canceled flights to and from neighboring Puerto Montt.

Below are some of the stunning images of the Calbuco volcano eruption in Chile.

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Calbuco volcano eruption as seen from Puerto Varas (Reuters/Carlos Gutierrez)
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#Calbuco #VolcanCalbuco  belleza en estado puro (@elrafaarenas via Mashable)
Esta foto es de terror!! #volcanCalbuco (@NitzaDitzel via Mashable)

Calbuco volcano eruption in Chile


At least 10 eruptions have been observed at Calbuco volcano since 1837. The last eruption was on 1972. It was a minor eruption. The last major eruption of Calbuco volcano was back in 1961.

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