On Tuesday, Villarrica volcano released heavy lava and rocks high into the sky. The lava forced concerned authorities to pronounced red alert in Chile
As per the report of National Emergency Office, the volcano erupted at around 3 am of local time. More than 3,000 people were immediately evacuated from nearby town.
The first explosion only lasted for seven hours. Shortly after the volcano calmed down, the resident returned to their homes.
However, the eruption was not completely unpredicted. Two weeks ago, the volcano has shown considerable signs of explosion.
Media broadcast numerous images of volcano when the lava was on its peak. It spewed heavy smoke and lava on the slopes.
Additionally, POVI released a time-lapse video that shows transformation of eruption form minor lava to full one.
The volcano is considered as one of the most active volcanoes of Chile. It is nearly 2,847 meters high. It is situated approximately 400 miles above the small city of Pucon. Generally, a large number of tourists gathered there for different purposes such as hiking.
Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, immediately visited the affected region.