On Saturday night, the National Center for Disaster Prevention registered an explosion from the volcano Popocatepetl, with emission of fragments towards the southeast.
He added that the event left a gas column and ash of approximately 700 meters.
The warning traffic light is in Yellow Phase 2.
#Volcano #Popocatepetl. At 21:41 hours, an explosion was registered with the emission of fragments towards the southeast sector, the column of gases and ash was approximately 700 m. The alert is in # YellowPhase2. pic.twitter.com/SKiySv2RxH
– ProtecciónCivilSeguridad (@CNPC_MX) December 27, 2020
The organization urged the population not to approach the volcano and especially the crater, due to the danger posed by falling ballistic fragments and, in case of heavy rains, to stay away from the bottom of ravines due to the danger of mud and debris flows. .
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