Tungurahua Erupts (Dec/6/10)

Tungurahua as seen from Ambato, Ecuador

Tungurahua as seen from Ambato, Ecuador

News from Banos Ecuador...

The Tungurahua volcano, located near Banos, Ecuador has been erupting over the past weekend. The volcano has been relatively active throughout the past years. For months though the volcano had been relatively calm. The activity increased over the weekend as lava and ash spewed into the air.

Residents of the area have evacuated although authorities have downgraded the alerts from red to orange.

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