Red alert remains in nearby localities of the Villarrica volcano in Chile

Chilean authorities decided today to keep the red alert within ten kilometers around the Villarrica volcano, which erupted forcing the evacuation of around 4000 people from nearby towns yesterday in the early morning, official sources said. The Emergency Operations Committee...

Chile: Eruption of Villarrica volcano forces the evacuation of 3,385 people

The eruption of the Villarrica volcano in the southern Chilean region of La Araucania, at early hours of Tuesday, forced the evacuation of 3,385 people from their homes, officials said. The volcano erupted at 03:01 hours (6:01 GMT) today with a loud roar, said in a statement the...