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Schools were shut in 17 cities and municipalities in Albay and nearby Camarines Sur province, which was also affected by ashfall.
In 1976, Augustine launched an ash cloud more than 8 miles into the sky, causing ashfall across the Kenai Peninsula.
The few people who remained in Calistoga overnight awoke to smoky skies and a light ashfall, but no actual fire in the town.
This may require travelers to stay inside their hotel rooms for days, and Linda recommends reading the International Volcanic Health Hazard Network (IVHHN)’s guidelines for ashfall preparedness.
More than 13 million years ago in what’s now northern Kenya, an infant ape ended up dead in a lush forest, its body blanketed in ashfall from a nearby volcanic eruption.
On 4 August, ashfall reported in Nikolski had accumulated to a depth of 3 mm.
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