ashfall


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ashfall

(ˈæʃˌfɔːl)
n
(Geological Science) the ash that falls as a deposit from the eruption of a volcano
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Their mother, Josephine, died of complications from a lung disease triggered by the heavy ashfall from the volcano.
It noted however that the volcano could still generate sudden explosions, lava collapses, PDCs and ashfall, which could affect the upper to middle slopes of Mayon Volcano.
In the Philippines it is easy to feel the effects of a nag-aalburutong [rumbling] volcano, such as ashfall, including difficulty in breathing, or even crop failure.
Legazpi agriculturist Jess Callos said 102 hectares of agricultural land, mostly vegetable farms, were hit by ashfall in Barangays Mabinit, Matanag, Boyoan and Padang.
The eruption has deposited millions of cubic metres of thick pyroclastic materials and ashfall on watershed areas and slopes of Mayon Volcano, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
9 miles) above the crater and caused significant ashfall in the towns of Camalig and Guinobatan.
Schools were shut in 17 cities and municipalities in Albay and nearby Camarines Sur province, which was also affected by ashfall.
Phreatic eruption at Mayon Volcano at 8:49am, ashfall should be expected on the southwest and west slopes.
According to survivors, that eruption was preceded by earthquakes, volcanic mudflows, and ashfall - all signs that Mount Agung is showing again now, said Syahbana.
PHYSICAL VULNERABILITY OF BUILDING ROOFS OF NORMAL OCCUPANCY USE FACING ASHFALL IN THE GALERAS VOLCANO INFLUENCE ZONE
The ashfall was global, an aerosol-dust veil was reported as far as the Mediterranean, and worldwide temperature depression was measurable.
Tephra found in the cores is likely from volcanic ashfall on land, likely from one event in the late Cretaceous era.
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