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7 Feb, 2011 16:24

Two volcanoes erupt in Russia’s Far East

Two volcanoes erupt in Russia’s Far East

A series of volcanic eruptions in Russia's Far East are posing a potential threat to aircraft.

Local experts are warning of the danger after two volcanoes in Kamchatka spewed a column of ash more than seven kilometers above sea level. There have also been a series of minor earthquakes. The volcanoes are being constantly monitored and are considered no risk to nearby residential areas.

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