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The Turrialba Volcano Last November (2014)

Photo by Fotos Aereas Costa Rica

Magma Can Take ‘Highway From Hell’ to Fuel Volcanic Eruptions

Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times article by By Melissa Pandika, August 1, 2013. Magma from deep within the Earth's mantle can surge through a volcano in a matter of months rather than thousands of years or more, as previously thought, according to a...

Falling Ash? Costa Rica Has Lived Through It Before: The 1963-65 Eruption of Irazú Volcano

QCOSTARICA - On March 13, 1963, the Irazú volcano gave Costa Ricans a big surprise. The ash fall out lasted up to two years: the period of March 1963 to October 1964.  Interestingly, Thursday was March 12, when Turrialba, close to the Irazú, spewed...

Airline Reconsiders Decision To Cancel Fligths To Costa Rica In Midst of Volcano Eruption

QCOSTARICA - COPA Airlines, one of two major regional carriers serving Costa Rica, reconsidered its decision to cancel all Costa Rica bound and outgoing flights on Friday and announcing that resumption of all flights from Panama, minutes after the reopening of the Juan Santamaria...

Seismological Network Predicts A Magma Eruption of Low Magnitude But Of Great Economic Impact

QCOSTARICA - The behavior of the Turrialba volcano this past week is the trigger of a magmatic eruption of low magnitude but of great economic consequences for the Central Valley, said pn Friday volcanologist National Seismological Network (Red Sismológica Nacional - RSN), Guillermo Alvarado. The...

First Flight Out of San José Friday Kicks Up Dust!

QCOSTARICA - The first airplane to leave the San José airport, the Iberia flight 6314 headed for Madrid, Spain, kicked up a lot of dust from the accumulated ash of  the fallout of the Turrialba volcano eruptions. The Iberia Airbus  A340-600 was ground Thursday afternoon...

San José Airport Back To “Normal Operations”

QCOSTARICA - 3:23 pm - It was at 2:30pm Friday when officials at the Juan Santamaría international airport lifed the "temporary opening" and re-establish normal airport operations. The San José international airport (SJO) had been shut down Thursday afternoon when ash fallout from the Turrialba...

San José Airport “Temporarily” Open

QCOSTARICA - 12:37 pm -  The San Jose airport manager Aeris, announced minutes before noon the "temporary" reopening of the country's major airport, subject to weather conditions following the latest eruption of the Turrialba volcano. Despite the opening a number of flights arrivals have been...

San José Airport CONTINUES CLOSED

QCOSTARICA - 8:23am - The Juan Santamaria (SJO) airport continues closed this morning, the airport manager, Aeris, saying normal operations should be resumed by noon on Friday. The closure that has been in effect since 4:00pm Thursday has resulted in the cancellation of more than...

Why Aren’t Flights Diverted to the Liberia Airport????

TICO BULL - The closure of the San José (Juan Santamaria - SJO) international airport due to the volcanic ash from the Turrialba has caused many to ask the question, why not divert flights to Liberia (LIR)? The problems for doing so, to the best...

Ash From Turrialba Volcano Reached Orotina

QCOSTARICA - The ash from the Turrialba volcano following a series of eruptions on Thursday reached as far as Orotina, and event, according to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica to (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica - OVSICORI), at 10:41...

Ash Forces Total Closure of San Jose Airports

QCOSTARICA - 5:23 pm - Air Surveillance (Vigilancia Aérea) reports a number of flights cancelled or delayed due to the fall out the Turrialba eruptions today. The airports affected are the Juan Santamaria (SJO) in Alajuela and Tobia Bolaños in Pavas,  San José since the...

Turrialba Registers Third Eruption Today!

UPDATE: 4:11 PM - The Turrialba continues its activity, with a four eruption, the largest since 1996, at 3:3o PM, the ash reaching a height of 1.000 metres (1 kilometer).  Experts believe the activitiy will continue into Friday. QCOSTARICA -  Volcanic activity at Turrialba continues,...

Turrialba Volcano Ashes Could Reach San José and Heredia, Alerts The OVSICORI

QCOSTARICA (March 12, 2015 - 11:37AM) - The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica - OVSICORI) reported the latest eruption at the Turrialba volcano, occurring minutes before 11:00am Thursday. María Martínez, the OVSICORI volcanologist, said the spewing...

Brave Tourists Try Zip Lining in Costa Rica

Associated Press |La Fortuna, Costa Rica • “I’m not sure I can do this,” I said to myself while climbing a few steps to take a practice ride for a zip line. I was in northern Costa Rica, in the shadow of the country’s majestic...

Guatemala Communities Near Volcano Remain on Alert

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - The Guatemalan Coordinator for Reduction of Disasters (CONRAD) is maintaning preventive measures in 25 communities near the volcano Fuego, although the activity of the volcano, located 50 kilometers southwest from this city, has normalized. After the eruption last Saturday and Sunday,...

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