Thursday, January 03, 2008

Llaima Volcano, Chile - John Seach

Eruptions of Llaima volcano have forced the evacuation of 700 people. Spectacular lava fountains were visible at the summit. Melting snow from the volcano caused river flows to increase, resulting in the rescue of 54 people who were stranded Conguillio National Park. Hundreds of people spent the night in shelters in Melipeuco, a town of 5,000 near the Llaima volcano.
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