“This happened at an altitude of approximately 70 kilometers”, said Argentine space expert Jorge Coghlan who added that as the “space rock penetrates the atmosphere; in a radius of forty kilometers it could be clearly heard”. However in this case the radius area was estimated in 300 kilometers.
The Fire Brigade of the town of El Trebol in central Santa Fe province had been warned by NASA that sometime in the morning a phenomenon of this kind was possible, “and most probably that is what happened”. The Rest Of The Story…
A volcano has erupted on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, engulfing villages in ash and killing at least 14 people.
Mount Sinabung spewed hot gas, ash and rocks 2km (1.5 miles) into the air in a series of eruptions during the morning.
Emergency official Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said three schoolchildren and a teacher were among the dead.
Thousands were evacuated in September when Sinabung erupted after being dormant for three years. Many were allowed back to their homes on Friday.
Officials fear there may have been more casualties, but they cannot get closer because of the heat from the eruption.
Pictures taken at the scene showed rescue workers recovering bodies that were buried in ash. The Rest Of The Story…