Video captures volcano erupting in Costa Rica

Video captures volcano erupting in Costa Rica

Ash from Friday's eruption reached almost 2 miles into the air. (Source: CNN/Teletica) Ash from Friday's eruption reached almost 2 miles into the air. (Source: CNN/Teletica)

SAN PEDRO DE POÁS, COSTA RICA (TELETICA/CNN) - The Poas Volcano in Costa Rica has been erupting since Thursday.

Ash from Friday's eruption reached almost 2 miles into the air. Heavy ash is affecting many towns in the central part of the country. 

The white ash is covering vegetation and flowing through rivers around San Pedro de Poas, Costa Rica. The Poas volcano rises 8,884 feet at the summit. 

Poas is one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes. It had a green-tinted acid lake that helps produce a geyser during eruptions, according to volcanodiscovery.com.

The site adds that Poas has two summit crater lakes. 
 
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