Ecuador under ash clouds as volcano erupts

Tungurahua volcano spewed ash over 8km high forcing closure of schools a regional airport.

    Ecuador is under the shadow of dark clouds, as Tungurahua volcano spewed ash more than eight kilometres into the air over the weekend.

    The eruption has affected a third of Ecuador's provinces and forced the suspension of classes at some schools after temporarily closing a regional airport.

    Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.