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Posted by Toni Peters on Nov 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Colombian volcano alert raised to orange

The Galeras volcano in Colombia’s western department of Nariño could erupt within weeks or days, according to authorities. The level of volcanic activity was increased to orange alert Thursday 9PM  Full Article »

Posted by Hannah Aronowitz on Jan 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Galeras volcano eruption expected

Colombian authorities have raised the risk level of the Galeras volcano to orange alert, meaning an eruption is likely within days or weeks. The Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Dec 1, 2010 Leave a comment

4.1 earthquake hits southwest Colombia

Seismological authorities in the south-west of Colombia are on alert after an earthquake of 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred little more than a mile from the Galeras volcano’s main  Full Article »

Posted by Kirsten Begg on Sep 8, 2010 Leave a comment

Galeras volcano alert dropped to yellow

Colombia’s Institute of Mining and Geology (Ingeominas) Tuesday evening lowered the alert on the Galeras volcano in the south-western department of Nariño from orange to yellow. According to the Colombian Ministry of  Full Article »

Posted by Kirsten Begg on Aug 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Galeras volcano on red alert, 2nd eruption expected

Colombia’s Institute of Mining and Geology (Ingeominas) issued a red alert warning that a second eruption of the Galeras volcano is imminent, after it erupted around 4AM Wednesday. Diego Gomez from  Full Article »

Posted by Camilla Pease-Watkin on Feb 10, 2010 Leave a comment

Galeras volcano warning goes from red to yellow alert

Since the eruption of the Galeras volcano in southern Colombia at the end of last year experts have reduced risk warnings for the area from red to yellow alert, reported  Full Article »

Posted by Kirsten Begg on Nov 3, 2009 Leave a comment

9,000 at risk from Galeras and Huila volcanos

Around 9,000 people living in the risk zones of the Galeras and Huila volcanoes have ignored orders to evacuate the vicinity, national emergency services warned on Tuesday. Both volcanoes are  Full Article »

Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Sep 30, 2009 Leave a comment

Red alert in southern Colombia after eruption Galeras volcano

Authorities issued a red alert in the southern Colombian department of Pasto Wednesday after an eruption of the local Galeras volcano. According to local vulcanologists, the volcano erupted at 9:14AM.  Full Article »