Saturday, November 22, 2008

Nevado del Huila Volcano, Colombia - John Seach

An eruption occurred at Nevado del Huila Volcano in Colombia on Thursday 20th November 2008 at at 21:45 hr. This follows an increase in seismic activity over the past month. Authorities declared a state of red alert and ordered thousands of people to evacuate. This included towns of La Plata, Paicol, Nátaga and Tesalia. Mudflows destroyed 20 homes and five bridges. Seismic activity decreased after the initial eruption.
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