This Incredible Video Captures a Chilean Volcano Erupting for the First Time in Over 40 Years


BREAKING: Volcano Calbuco has just erupted in Chile and people have been evacuated. See updating story here: sure to like our page too for any important updates: RYOT (h/t

Posted by RYOT on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

More than 4,000 people in southern Chile have been evacuated after a powerful volcano, shown above, erupted twice—first on Wednesday evening and then again several hours later, resulting in a spectacular lightning display across the night sky. This is the biggest eruption of the Calbuco volcano since 1972. No deaths or missing people have been reported so far, according to Chile’s interior minister, Rodrigo Penailillo. Below are more remarkable photos of the volcano’s eruption: