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UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts incandescent material

Nighttime images from a live video camera operated by the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) at the Turrialba Volcano are showing an incandescent glow, meaning lava or other incandescent material is present in the volcano's eruptions.

7,000 travelers stranded by Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría Airport closure

Juan Santamaría International Airport reopened around 11:30 a.m. Friday after a nearly 18-hour closure. Authorities warned that the reopening could be temporary, depending on future activity at Turrialba Volcano.

Photos, video and more of Turrialba Volcano eruption and aftermath

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

BREAKING: Volcanic ash closes Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport

UPDATED at 7 p.m.: Juan Santamaría International Airport will remain closed until at least 8 a.m. Friday. Airport spokeswoman Silvia Chávez said that reopening was conditional on overnight activity at Turrialba Volcano.

Thousands evacuated as Chile volcano erupts

A column of ash rose as high as three kilometers above the volcano, which is about 2,800 meters high. About 45 families were stranded in one community after a swollen river washed out a bridge.

Poás: A mountain with a temper

One of the most-visited volcanoes in Costa Rica is Poás, a 2,700-meter mountain located just north of Alajuela. At the end of long and...

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.

Situation improving for communities near Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano, officials say

Costa Rica's Agriculture and Livestock Minister Luis Felipe Arauz confirmed Thursday morning that crops of carrots, cabbage, onions, cauliflower and potatoes grown north of the province of Cartago “have not been severely affected by the Turrialba Volcano’s activity.”

Despite acid rain and volcanic ash, most crops escape heavy damage

An agricultural area larger than 228 football fields has been affected by volcanic eruptions in Costa Rica that began on Oct. 29, according to Felipe Arguedas, an official at the Agriculture and Livestock Ministry. As farmers wait to see how much of their crop is salvageable, the Turrialba Volcano's relative calm continues.

Where is the ash from Turrialba Volcano headed? Track it on OVSICORI website

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica on Monday launched a new online tool for users to track the trajectory of ash expelled by the Turrialba Volcano.

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