Eruption Of The Poas Forces Closure of National Park and Activtion of Emergency Protocols

Police close off the road leading to the Poas National Park and Poas Volcano
Q COSTA RICA – For the last couple of years our attention has been focused on the Turrialba, the volcano that has spread its ash and gases across the Central Valley and even forced the closure of the San Jose international airport on several occasions.
But, today, the focus is on the Poas.
On Wednesday night, the Poas Volcano registered a new phreatic eruption*, causing the Desague river to overflow after a head water flowed from the colossus, confirmed the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori) – the National Volcanological and Seismological Observatory.
The explosion Wednesday night reached up to one of the guardrails located at the outlook point where hundreds of tourists

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