Monday , April 19 2021

Yellow alert issued for intense activity on Villarrica volcano



File Villarrica volcano is recorded intense activity this Saturday afternoon as agreed yellow alert by emergency services.

A report from the Southern Andean Volcano Observatory (OVDAS) states that volcanic activity, reported around 18:44, was linked to prolonged earthquake.

Director of Onemi de La Araucanía, Janet Medrano, in detail that “this explosion caused ash column which, according to a special report issued by Sernageomin, indicates that it has achieved 160 meters high approximately”.

Therefore, the yellow alert keeps the municipalities Villarrica, Pucón, Curarrehue and Panguipulli.




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