Mount Pinatubo Eruption

What was a major effect?


On July 16, 1991 Mount Pinatubo erupted. It is said to be one of the worst eruptions in the world! One of the worst effects of the volcano was that many houses collapsed. This was due to the weight of ash and heavy rain on the roofs.

How Are Mount Pinatubo and Mount Vesuvius are Different?


Mount Pinatubo's biggest effect was destroying houses, but Mount Vesuvius's biggest effect was destroying the whole city Pompeii. While Pinatubo caused the climate to change dramatically , but Vesuvius affected the atmosphere dramatically. These are 2 of the many differences between Mount Pinatubo and Mount Vesuvius.