Papua New Guinea volcano sends smoke and ash 50,000 feet in latest eruption


Important Takeaways:

  • Eruption of Papua New Guinea volcano subsides though thick ash is billowing 3 miles into the sky
  • An eruption of Papua New Guinea’s tallest volcano that raised regional tsunami fears subsided Tuesday, but thick ash still billowed into the sky and coated roofs and palm trees nearby.
  • One of the South Pacific nation’s most active volcanoes, Mount Ulawun erupted on Monday, spewing ash as high as 15 kilometers (50,000 feet).
  • Papua New Guinea’s Geohazards Management Division said while the eruption had been downgraded since Monday from the maximum alert level, there were no signs that it was ending.

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