The Tico Times visited Momotombo at the height of the recent explosions, from Feb. 29 to March 1. We encountered no security restrictions at the perimeter and were able to bring back the photos you see here.
Turrialba Volcano, located 50 kilometers east of Costa Rica's capital, this month has recorded an increase in activity that so far includes five ash, gas and vapor explosions. The most recent event occurred on Monday at 5:33 p.m., according to the University of Costa Rica's National Seismological Network.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The Telica Volcano in northwestern Nicaragua erupted Wednesday, sending up dense columns of ash that settled over six surrounding villages, civil defense officials in the area said.