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Huge Turrialba Eruption Underway

By Wendy Anders What might possibly be the largest of the recent Turrialba volcano eruptions started at 7:22 this morning, according to the National University’s Volcanology and Seismology Observatory (Ovsicori-UNA). A photo on their site shows a cloud of ash reaching nearly 3,000m. The blast caused tremors that were felt by nearby residents. A Facebook follower in Alto de las Palomas, Escazú was surprised to capture the eruption, and other followers are posting photos from Desamparados, Cartago, and the surrounding region. Winds out of the northwest are expected to carry the ash towards the metropolitan Central Valley area. Last night…

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