Monday 26 September 2022

Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano Spews Ash and Sand

Paying the bills

Latest

IMN forecasts “extreme” rains in the coming weeks

QCOSTARICA - The national weather service, the Instituto Meteorológico...

Cambronero to be closed for at least three months

QCOSTARICA - This Sunday, the Minister of the MOPT,...

You can see it coming …

QCOSTARICA (OPINION) Unlike the wall of debris and water...

Former UCLA basketball player Jalen Hill’s death investigation continues in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Some of the details surrounding the death...

Costa Rica goal is 2 million tourists for 2022

QCOSTARICA - Although it is difficult to accurately estimate...

Basic Passive Rate rises again and upward trend will continue in the coming weeks

QCOSTARICA - Have you seen an increase in your...

Possible formation of a tropical storm would affect Costa Rica with more rains this weekend

QCOSTARICA - Faced with the possibility that tropical wave...

Dollar Exchange

¢634.43 Buy

¢640.39 Sell

24 September 2022 - At The Banks - BCCR

Paying the bills

Share


Photo from INETER Monday morning
Photo of Momotombo from INETER Monday morning

(Q24N) Nicaragua remains attentive to two strong explosions occurred Sunday in the volcano Momotombo, located in the western Department of León, reports Today Nicaragua. The explosions were perceived by residents of that territory and Managua.

The Coordinator of the Nicaraguan Council for Communication and Citizenship, Rosario Murillo, said in a special intervention through press media that both explosions were accompanied by the spewing of gases, ash and incandescent material.

The Momotombo on Sunday
The Momotombo on Sunday
- Advertisement -

The first explusion was at 11:37am, the second at 12:38, material and ash reachin  500 to 1000 metres above the crater.

Commenting that the authorities and doctors are deployed to assist communities affected by the fall of ash and sand, Murillo called the population to be calm, and to maintain themselves informed, though the media.

Murillo said that the disaster prevention system is activated in the Department of León.

As she explained, since the beginning of the activity of the volcano on December 1st – after 110 years of relative calm – 70 eruptions have been registered.

Nicaragua is located in what it is known as the Pacific Ring of Fire, an area of more than 40,000 kilometers (24,854.8 miles), which concentrates most of the active volcanoes in the world and where the telluric events with more frequency and magnitude, tend to happen.

Photos from the government official online news, el19digital.com.

- Advertisement -

Momotombo -- 5 Momotombo -- 3 Momotombo -- 28 Momotombo -- 20 Momotombo -- 19 Momotombo -- 13 Momotombo -- 14 Momotombo -- 11 110585

 

More Nicaragua news at TodayNicaragua.com

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Avatar photo
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

IMN forecasts “extreme” rains in the coming weeks

QCOSTARICA - The national weather service, the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN),...

Cambronero to be closed for at least three months

QCOSTARICA - This Sunday, the Minister of the MOPT, Luis Amador,...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.