Monster volcano erupting six times an hour sees ash cover helpless communities

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A huge volcano has covered communities in ash after erupting six times every hour.

Experts say ash clouds from the Volcán de Fuego in Ecuador have reached heights of 4000 (13,120 feet) to 4800 metres (15,740 feet) above sea level.

Continuous activity on Thursday (17 February) also saw pulses of lava reach up to one hundred metres during the night and early morning, according to the National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology.

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