What is a pyroclastic flow?


This is the big cloud of ash you see shortly after the volcano erupts. It's a giant cloud of ash, hot rocks, and other debris from the volcano. It's not rare to see lightning in one of these flow clouds. These pryroclastic flows are highly dangerous and will kill a person within seconds. It will destroy everything in it's path. It's very fast moving.
Q&A Related to "What is a pyroclastic flow?"
A pyroclastic flow is basically a river of melted molten rocks and comes rushing down hills and it is steaming
( ¦pī·rə¦klas·tik ′flō ) (geology) Ash flow not involving high-temperature conditions.
Pyroclastic flows are fluidized masses of rock fragments and gases that move rapidly in
A pyroclastic flow is a ground-hugging avalanche of hot ash, pumice, rock fragments, and volcanic gas that rushes down the side of a volcano at 100mph.
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