“The increase in the intensity of the activity of the volcano, the most active in the country, occurred after several days in which the authorities detected fumaroles and gas emissions in the crater of the mountain, located at more than 5,300 meters of altitude”, Gestión said.
The IGP said in a statement that they recommend raising the level of volcanic alert from yellow to orange. The gases the volcano is releasing since July 17 have a height that surpasses 5 kilometers above the crater and has begun to affect nearby villages.
In addition, according to the report, “the events associated with processes of rock breakage inside the volcano remain high, at a rate of 140 earthquakes per day,” you can read in Gestión.
We help you find yourself in Peru. Since 2003, we have led the way as an authoritative and reliable English-language resource for those interested in traveling, living, working, and investing in Peru. We are a team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about delivering reliable and unbiased content and providing amazing experiences for people visiting Peru.