Last Updated: Sunday, May 5, 2013

Continuous eruptions at Cleveland Volcano in Aleutian Islands


Continuous but low-level eruptions have been recorded at Cleveland Volcano in Aleutian Islands.

Following Alaska Volcano Observatory and the U.S. Geological Survey, Volcanic activity on Cleveland Volcano began with an explosion at 5 a.m morning, followed by two other explosions hours later.

Satellites and cameras have shown a low-level emissions of gas, steam and a small amount of ash from the Volcano.

The aviation alert level for Cleveland Volcano has been raised from "yellow" to "orange. But Federal Aviation Administration has clearly mentioned that there were no flight restrictions due to the eruption.

Cleveland volcano is in an isolated region of the Aleutian Islands, 940 miles southwest of Anchorage.

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 5, 2013