- Posted July 21, 2010 by
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Volcano grounds Europe flights
JUST IN:Shiveluch volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka erupts ash
TO CNN : Russia has confirmed today that The Shiveluch volcano in Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka region has erupted volcanic ash to the height of 7.5 kilometres above the sea level.as many as 42 earthquakes causing volcanic rock slides were registered around the volcano in the past 24 hours. A temperature anomaly of 52.2 degrees above zero was reported in the vicinity of the volcano’s active area, while the ambient temperature was 20 degrees below zero.
Shiveluch is the northernmost active volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka territory. Its absolute height is 3,283 meters