Turrialba volcano latest news. The Turrialba volcano returned to throw a lot of gas and ash during Monday afternoon.
May 18, 2016. The Turrialba volcano in constant eruption of gases and vapors, with occasional departures ceniza.Un block of volcanic material was found by experts the OVSICORI (Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica) after the eruption of Thursday May 12 previous .I was 450 meters from the crater and 12 hours after being expelled, maintained a temperature of 90 Celcius degrees. Last weekend even sulfur odor was reported in areas such as Heredia, Moravia and Guadalupe. Turrialba volcano experts said that eruptions could increase and become ever larger. However, the situation in the Central Valley has remained without any news, so there is no point of comparison with the Irazu Volcano eruptions coincided with the visit to Costa Rica John F. Kennedy years ago. Life goes on as normal for the tourism sector. The government of Costa Rica has taken protectionist measures for farmers and ranchers in the area of ??Turrialba Volcano.
It was about 3:30 pm when the chambers of the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica ( OVSICORI ) caught the eruption.
Minutes later, at 3:50 pm the colossus still maintained the activity with a large plume of gas that was moving northwest. Aeris, the company in charge of the San José airport operations anounced yesterday that they recommend to all travelers to check their website www.aeris.cr the latest schedule of the flights and track them ir order to avoid make you wait at the terminal if it is closed due to new eruptions.