Mexican volcano Popocatepetl erupts with 2km column of ash (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Videos from the eruption show a powerful explosion and traces of magma flowing out of the crater. Possible ash fall is expected in areas surrounding the summit. At the moment the volcanic warning issued by the Federal Civil Protection remains at ‘Phase 2’.

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Authorities have urged citizens to stay clear of the region, and those already in the area to take precaution against a potential ash fall. Pyroclastic flows are also possible following the eruption.

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SkyAlert

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Video de la explosión de las 18:57 h del .

Las explosiones de las últimas semanas se deben a la destrucción del domo de lava No. 81 fromado el 20 y 21 de noviembre.

Semáforo de alerta en amarillo fase 2.

Vía @webcamsdemexico

 

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del a las 18:58 horas, con una altura aproximada de 2 km, acompañada de material incandescente, atentos ante la posible caída de ceniza, el semáforo de alerta volcánica permanece en amarillo fase 2.

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Impresionante explosión del Volcán , 18:57 hrs. Vista San Nicolás de los Ranchos .

Source: RT Mexico

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