This spectacular video shows orange plumes extending miles into the sky. An electrical storm mixed with lava seemed to merge with the surrounding landscape.
Calbuco is located near the tourist location of Puerto Varas, about 1,000km south of Santiago.
The winds have already carried some of ash clouds to the city of Chillan, which is only 400km from the capital. According to government meteorologist Arnoldo Zuniga, the ash may reach the city by Friday evening.
The eruption forced the cancelation of flights in the neighboring cities in Chile and Argentina.
A total of 5,000 people were reportedly evacuated from the affected area, authorities said, adding that evacuation radius of 21km has been established. So far two eruptions occurred – on Wednesday and on Thursday.
Chile’s National Geology and Mines Service said that a third eruption is possible.
“We don’t know how the situation is going to evolve. It’s pretty unpredictable,” President Michelle Bachelet said
In the meantime, most of ash clouds headed to the Andes Mountains into Argentina, and experts say they can get to Buenos Aires province.
Volcanic eruptions are frequent in Chile, which has in total of active 500 volcanoes. It is considered to have the second largest chain of volcanoes in the world after Indonesia.
Source: RT and Lisa Muhar
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And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke – Acts 2:19 (KJV).
And the mountains shall be molten under him, and the valleys shall be cleft, as wax before the fire, and as the waters that are poured down a steep place. – Micah 1:4 (KJV).
Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you! As when fire sets twigs ablaze and causes water to boil – Isaiah 64:1-2 (KJV).
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up -2 Peter 3:10 (KJV)
His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled -Psalm 97:4 (KJV).
The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world…-Psalm 77:18 (KJV).
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even rend it with a stormy wind in my fury; and there shall be an overflowing shower in mine anger, and great hailstones in my fury to consume it. – Ezekiel 13:13 (KJV).
And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail- Revelation 11:19 (KJV).
For our God is a consuming fire – Hebrews 12:29 (KJV).
But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men. – 2 Peter 3:7 (KJV).
There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it – 2 Samuel 22:9 (KJV).
The LORD thundered from heaven, and the most High uttered his voice – 2 Samuel 22:14 (KJV).