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Puyehue complex – Lanyard Caulle entered eruptive phase
Saturday, June 4, 2011.

The National Service of Geology and Mining, SERNAGEOMIN, reported that the eruption started Caulle Cord, registering an explosion and as a result of this a column of gas with an approximate height of 10 kilometers.

Given this background, at 15:15 SERNAGEOMIN has gone to red alert level 6 moderate eruption. Therefore, Red Alert ONEMI maintains the communes of Lake Ranco, Futrono, Rio Bueno and Puyehue.

The Vice President, Rodrigo Hizpeter next to Biministro of Mines and Energy, Laurence Golborne and the National Director of ONEMI, Vicente Núñez gave the background and course of action in this emergency.

From this information it has continued to evacuate Pocuro sectors, marmosets, deer, Buttress, pumpkin, adding Futangue sectors, Pitreño, Trahuico, Riñinahue Alto, Ranquil, Chanco, Epulafquen, burning, Licán, Boqueal, Rucatayo and Mantilhue, Region de Los Rios. Also in the Lake District, maintains the evacuation of areas El Retiro, Anticura, The Caulle, Forestry Comaco, Anticura Pajaritos, increasing the potential number of people to evacuate more than 3,000 people give.

With regard to the evacuation process is being developed in the localities near the complex volcanic activities, the Regional ONEMI Los Ríos and Los Lagos reported that evolved in a peaceful manner, without generating emergency situations during this process.

The regional authorities are monitoring the evacuation and shelter facility that develops normally. Mayors lead this operation, Juan Andres Varas and Juan Sebastián Montes.

Have been set up three telephone lines to inform the public if you must evacuate and deliver the address of the shelters available. Phone numbers: 2524366 – 2524369 to 2524370.

The National Early Warning Centre of ONEMI, together with SERNAGEOMIN – OVDAS continues the 24-hour monitoring and timely report on possible changes in the activity of the volcano, providing courses of action necessary for proper care of this event. (source)

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