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Timelapse video shows just how terrifying yet beautiful the Chilean volcano was

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes after the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted for the first time in 42 years.

A huge cloud of ash reaching 6 miles (10km) into the sky has carpeted the surrounding region as authorities have sought to clear people living within a 13 mile (21km) radius.

This timelapse video shows one of the first eruptions on Wednesday evening and shows just how terrifying yet beautiful the natural world can be:


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