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Volcanic ash chokes Chile waterways

Friday, June 10, 2011 - 01:03

June 10 - A Chilean river bursts its banks as ash from Saturday's volcanic eruption clogs waterways. Travis Brecher reports.

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A river in southern -- overflows its banks. As volcanic ash and mounting debris block waterways. The flooding follows last Saturday's eruption of the we -- we volcano in Patagonia. Which sent to huge plume of -- as far as the Argentinean capital. The governor of the southern love go to uncle profits voiced his concerns. United bank and the there's a large amounts of material that could accumulates in politics to -- -- and -- could lead to a major blow and then explode. The area surrounding the river's been evacuated. Local crops are in danger and many fish have been killed with the river's water temperature rising above 45 degrees Celsius since the eruption. Many schools and businesses have been closed in the area and flights in Chile and Argentina have been grounded. Travis barker Reuters.

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Volcanic ash chokes Chile waterways

Friday, June 10, 2011 - 01:03