Colorful Lightning Display in Chile's Puyehue Volcanic Eruption

Posted on June 6, 2011

Chile's Puyehue volcano erupted on Sunday. Bright, colorful lightning could be seen inside the dark gray ash cloud which rose as high as six miles. Reuters has some photographs of the volcano and ash covered towns here. CNN says about 3,500 people have evacuated from nearby villages in Chile and neighboring Argentina. Take a look: