Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador erupts

An increasing number of significant eruptions by the Cotopaxi volcano near the capital, Quito, has led to the evacuation of several hundred people from nearby villages. Cotopaxi is among the world's most dangerous volcanoes and is prone to fast-moving rock and mud flows.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should avoid the areas surrounding this volcano and monitor local emergency reports where available.

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