According to reports coming out of Russia, An eruption has just occurred for the first time in 248 years or since 1769, and tourist organizations are now being warned not to get anywhere near the 2,156 metre high volcano. The Kamchatka volcano is reportedly located on Russia’s famed Land of Fire and Ice, the Kamchatka peninsula, in the extreme east of the country.
Excerpt From The Siberian Times:
A source at the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) told IA Kamchatka: ‘Currently, the eruption of the volcano continues. The ash plume was recorded today at about 9 am. ‘The propagation zone is about 255 km in the direction of Cape Lopatka. ‘The trail passes south of Shumshu Island in the Kuril Island chain. ‘There are no settlements on the way.’