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Photos, video and more of Turrialba Volcano eruption and aftermath

A collection of photos, videos, tweets and Facebook posts of Thursday's eruptions.

Turrialba Volcano erupts again, raining ash over San José

A Yellow Alert is still in effect for the cantons of Turrialba and Alvarado, according to a statement from the National Emergency Commission on Tuesday. National Seismological Network volcanologist Carlos Ramírez told The Tico Times that twice as much ash fell in the eruption at 9:24 p.m. Monday than during the Oct. 29 and 30 eruptions.

‘The Family’ tells story of cult in Costa Rica

In Marissa Kennerson’s new novel “The Family,” 17-year-old Twig lives in a reclusive commune near Turrialba.

VIDEO: A morning on the Ruta de los Conquistadores

The Tico Times caught up with racers just before the starting gun at 7 a.m. A thick fog blanketed the hills of Tres Ríos, and riders looked road-weary after the first day’s push from Jacó to Atenas. But several athletes were happy to discuss their experience.

Turrialba overlook

A flycatcher bird sits on a powerline overlooking the city of Turrialba.

What does it mean to be Rainforest Alliance certified?

At the end of February, the Rainforest Alliance announced that a cattle farm in Turrialba was the first in Costa Rica to receive its certification.

Scientists from 15 countries study deep carbon sources in Costa Rica

The interior of the Earth has large unexplored sources of carbon, and a group of 35 scientists are meeting at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) Thursday to share the latest advances and research on the subject.

Experts detect increased activity at Turrialba Volcano

Turrialba Volcano National Park is maintaining a green (preventive) alert and is closed to the public.

Turrialba Volcano calms, although vapor trails still visible

A National Emergency Commission preventive alert remains in effect in the area.

Turrialba Volcano spits massive ash and gas trail

Residents in four provinces reported seeing the volcanic activity.

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