Four volcanoes of Kamchatka: Shiveluch, Karyimsky, Zhupanovsky and Bezymyanny (Unnamed) – began to show the signs of activity and threaten the safety of air flights, as the press service of the regional directorate of the Emergencies Ministry reported.
“These giants may produce ash blowouts up to a height of 10 km above sea level at any time, and these aerosol and ash plumes may present a risk for the flights of international and local airlines”- the statement said. For the time being no measures were taken to change the routes of planes. Besides, the information about the danger that may be threatening the tourists trekking to the volcanoes was transmitted to all travel companies organizing tours to nearby destinations. The rescuers emphasize the fact that 57 ash blowouts have already been recorded on the territory of the region since the beginning of 2014.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina