Source Pravda.Ru

Alaskan volcano erupts


A volcano on an uninhabited island erupted early Wednesday, spewing an ash plume about 5 miles (8 kilometers) into the sky.

The ash from Augustine &to=' target=_blank>Volcano was expected to steer clear of Anchorage, the state's most populous city nearly 200 miles (322 kilometers) to the northeast, meteorologists said.