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The highest active volcano in Colombia erupted Monday night, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of up to 15,000 people.

The Nevado del Huila volcano erupted at 11:08 p.m. Monday (12:08 a.m. Tuesday ET), according to the Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining.

Officials urged 13,000 to 15,000 people to evacuate, according to Caracol Radio, a radio station. Read full article »

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