Kamchatka volcano Klyuchevskoy threw ash column 5 kilometers

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Klyuchevskoy volcano on Kamchatka threw a column of ash to a height of five thousand meters above sea level, the press service of the regional Glaucus MOE.

«According to the Kamchatka group volcanic eruption response (KVERT), the release of ash on the Klyuchevskoy volcano was recorded on Tuesday morning local time. It reached the height of 5000 meters above sea level. The height of this volcano is 4750 meters», — stated in the message.

It is noted that with respect to the direction of the wind ash cloud spread to Western, South-Western direction from the volcano into the Peninsula, bypassing settlements. The MOE organized a permanent monitoring of the situation.

«Vulcan assigned «orange» aviation code of the danger. However, the international routes of aircraft movements in the area of the giant not held», — said in the rescue Department.

It is noted that tourist organizations are recommended not to organize tours to the volcano. Currently, organized groups of tourists in the area of Klyuchevskaya no.

Klyuchevsky, the highest active volcano of Eurasia. The height of 4 thousand 750 metres. The nearest settlement is the village of Keys, located 30 kilometers from the volcano. The eruption began on 3 April 2016.