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Video: El Salvador's Chaparrastique volcano erupts in huge ash plume


Thousands of residents were evacuated and transport disrupted on December 29 as Chaparrastique volcano, near San Miguel, erupted. The volcano sent a cloud of ash and smoke five miles into the sky, according to a local report. Flights were cancelled as the ash spread out over the surrounding area. Credit: Youtube/Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, El Salvador

 

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