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Satellite images show destruction caused by Guatemala's Fuego Volcano


Satellite images show destruction caused by Guatemala's Fuego Volcano The images show a town buried, nearly obliterated, by Sunday's deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala that's claimed over 90 lives. Pyroclastic flows swallowed the rural town of San Miguel Los Lotes. These flows -- a combination of ash, rock and volcanic gases -- travel so fast during an eruption that its impossible for anything to outrun them. CNN meteorologist Ivan Cabrera says the pyroclastic flow on Sunday was over 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit (about 1,000 degrees Celsius). Now, San Miguel Los Lotes is buried in what remains of these flows.   More



(Source: CNN - Jun 8)

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