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Turrialba Volcano Passing Gases

Authorities are warning tourists not to get too close to Turrialba Volcano because of toxic gas emissions.
On Feb. 22, a gas cloud formed above the volcano, which straddles both Limón and Cartago provinces.
National Emergency Commission spokesman Reinaldo Carballo said people with respiratory problems such as asthma should keep their distance.

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