The Poas Volcano national park continues closed indefinitely. Scientists cannot foresee the possibility of an opening date
Q COSTA RICA – The indefinite closure of the Poas Volcano National Park has impeded the inauguration of the recent improvements made to the park, valued at ¢763 million colones (US$1.362 million dollars).
The national park was closed and a ‘green’ alert issued for five cantons (districts) of Alajuela by the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) – national emergency commission, due to the continuous phreatic eruptions at the Poas volcano since Thursday (April 13) of Easter Week (Semana Santa).
The volcano became active at the beginning of April, spewing out ash and gases. It was during Semana Santa that the volcano’s eruptions became violent and constant.
Thus the inauguration of the improvements