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“We have registered several thermal anomalies and pulsating and continuous ash emissions related to fluid movement within this volcano’s conduits,” the Colombian Geological Service said.
On Thursday, the Colombian Geological Service (SGC) reported that seismic activity in the Nevado del Ruiz volcano on the border of the Tolima and Caldas departments has severely increased in recent hours.
“We have registered several thermal anomalies and pulsating and continuous ash emissions related to fluid movement within this volcano’s conduits,” the SGC explained.
Last week, the SGC issued an orange alert after noticing that the Nevado del Ruiz volcano could erupt in the next few days or weeks. At least 40 families have been evacuated, and about 100 people have been advised to remain alert.
Geologists stress that the orange alert level may fluctuate and decrease compared to previous days. However, this fluctuation would not mean the volcano has returned to a lower activity level.
The Rock of Guatapé is a landmark inselberg in Colombia. It has an observation tower at the top which takes 740 steps to reach