Flash News! Popocatepetl Active Volcano

This is the Popocatepetl,(from Nahuatl: Smoking Mountain) has alway been an active volcano. It has been during this week that it has shown activity with fumes and explosions. This is happening at the time as being posted.

The volcanic alert has been set at Yellow Phase 3 this implies the possibility of the following scenarios:

Explosive activity from an intermediate to high scale.  Growth of domes and the increasing possibility  of lava explosions and  an ash rain over near towns.

Emphasis on the following recommendations:

1. Continue with security radius of 12 KM. No one is allowed within this distance.
2. Maintain controlled traffic between Xalitzintla and Nexapa.

3. Civil protection needs to maintain its preventing evacuation procedures.

4.To the population: stay alert to oficial information being broadcasted.

Continuos monitoring is performed over the Volcano. Next boletin will be issued at 13:00hrs

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31 thoughts on “Flash News! Popocatepetl Active Volcano

  1. Hey Cedric, just checking back in with you. What is your status where you live? Are they evacuating? Be safe. That first shot you can send into a magazine or something. It is scary but outstanding.

      1. Maybe the earthquakes happen because of the volcanic rumblings . . . oh, I hope the Trouser holds up during the earthquakes! Guess I shouldn’t poke fun since it is rather a serious thing. Excuse me.
        Stay safe and not too close to the volcano while trying to get a photo 😉

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  4. An erupting volcano is always a fascination and a fear. Have you heard that our volcano in Hawaii, Kilauea, has been erupting fairly steadily for 20+ years and lava has wiped out many houses, but people come from far and wide to see it. You can get fairly close, therefore it is a tourist attraction.

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