Tuesday, December 20, 2011

A volcano erupts in west of Yemen according to Local Fishermen - 19th Dec 2011

A volcano erupted near Saba Island in the Red Sea on Monday, said fishermen from Salif port city in the west of Yemen.

The fishermen confirmed that the volcano erupted near Saba Island one of the Al-Zubair archipelago small Islands located 30 nautical miles away if Salif city.

The fishermen said that the volcano can be seen 3 hours away from its center and that it has been popping up red lava that reached 20-30 meters high.

The fishermen said this was the first volcano they ever seen in the region. Source