3 Amazing Videos of the massive Calbuco Volcano eruption in Chile

volcano Calbuco Chile 2015Thousands have been evacuated in southern Chile following a massive double eruption of the Calbuco volcano – its first in over 42 years. The government has declared a red alert, as thick clouds of ash and smoke shot up several kilometers into the sky.

The volcano is located near the tourist location of Puerto Varas, about 1,000km south of the capital, Santiago.

First video shows a spectacular mushroom-shaped cloud of ash and smoke, that turned red as the sun went down.

Second video shows an amazing night eruption.

The last video shows the moment the Calbuco Volcano erupted in southern Chile on Wednesday, April 22, captured by an airport camera in the nearby city of Puerto Montt.


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