Spectacular Lightning Show As Volcano Erupts In Chile

Jun 7, 2011

We do like the shows that volcanoes sometimes put on, as regular Two-Way readers know.

So we can't resist the photos and videos coming out of Chile, where the Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle volcano range has been erupting in recent days and lightning storms in the clouds of ash have been quite electrifying (pun intended).

Russia's RT News has been rolling out some of the best video.

Several thousand people have been evacuated from the area. Meanwhile, the BBC reports that the ash has blanketed "the Argentine resort of Bariloche." And The Associated Press says most air travel to and from Argentina has been grounded.

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