The Ubinas volcano, located in the Peruvian department of Moquegua had a new explosion last Tuesday, the Geophysical Institute of Peru (PGI) reported.
“The IGP reports a new explosion in the Ubinas volcano, we recommend maintaining the orange alert level and we urge the authorities to take precautions to avoid health risks of the inhabitants living in these areas,” the institute said on Twitter, according to Sputnik News.
In addition, the statement published in the said social network that they are not ruling out new explosions and ash emissions.
The Ubinas recorded its latest explosions at the end of July, which led to the evacuation of residents from nearby towns.
Since then, Ubinas has maintained its orange alert, prior to the maximum red alert, given the likelihood of serious eruptions and the risk of ash dispersal.
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