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.
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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
- When a volcanic eruption is taking place, a lot of the gas from the lava is removed when it comes out of the vent (process known as degassing) and this causes the vent of the volcano
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After a volcano erupts, there are usually pyroclastic flows which are normally dangerous and comprising superheated gases and rock fragments. In addition, a volcano ...
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