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Last Updated: Wednesday May 07 2008 14:45 GMT

In pictures: Chile volcano

Chaiten volcano

The Chaiten volcano in Chile has been throwing out ash for the last few days

Satellite shot of Chaiten volcano

This satellite picture shows just how far the ash has spread over the South American country

Park covered in ash

This isn't a black and white picture - this park in the town of Esquel is covered in grey ash

Man on bike covered in ash

This chap braves the ash, but we don't fancy cleaning his clothes

People getting onto bus

Lots of people near the volcano have been forced to leave their homes

Chaiten volcano

Although lava hasn't come out of the volcano yet, people are worried the mountain could soon turn very dangerous