epa04988273 YEARENDER 2015 APRIL
A general view of Chilean Calbuco volcano from Puerto Montt, located at 1,000 km southern Santiago de Chile, Chile, 22 April 2015. Due to the eruption of the volcano with a smoke column 20 km high, authorities declared a red alert and ordered the evacuation of around 15,00 inhabitants of Ensenada, Alerce, Colonia RÌo Sur and Correntoso towns.  EPA/ALEX VIDAL BRECAS *** Local Caption *** 51900788

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