Volcán de Fuego, Guatemala

Volcán de Fuego, Guatemala
This week there were several major news stories related to volcanoes. In Guatemala, Volcan Fuego produced a long duration pyroclastic flow which travelled 6 kilometers away from its summit. It stopped only a short distance from a local town.

Meanwhile, in the Philippines, the Phivolcs disaster agency released a special warning regarding the Kanlaon volcano. And, in Alaska, two volcanoes which have each not erupted in about a century produced a several thousand foot tall plume of ash.

This video will discuss these volcano related news stories, as told and analyzed by a volcanologist.