After another eruption of Colima volcano, the authorities ordered the evacuation of residents of the small village of La Yerbabuena. To protect against heavy ash falls, they were housed in emergency accommodation in a village three kilometers from La Becerrera. A strong explosion occurred on Friday (10) at 20:40 local time (1:40 GMT), the volcano has emitted lava and a column of smoke rose from several kilometers.
Mayor Trinidad Lopez Rivas, head of the Civil Protection Unit of the State, which made a flight over the area of the Volcan Colima, said that communities in Jalisco are not at risk. In the town of Zapotitlan de Vadillo, ash fell, but no need to evacuate. The perimeter of exclusion of the volcano is increased from 7 to 10 km. The national park is opened. The scientific committees in the states of Jalisco and Colima, monitor permanently the Colossus.
Colima is one of the most active volcano in Mexico and is located at the border of the federal state of Colima Jalisco – Pacific Coast is just about 100 km. The city of Colima is about 60 km south of the summit of the mountain in the state of Jalisco and is popular as a base for day trips with tourists. The volcano has a history of five million years of volcanic activity and is counted by the UN in the 16 most dangerous volcanoes in the world. Since 1576, it has erupted more than 40 times in recent years, frequently surrounding villages had to be evacuated due to volcanic activity.
July 12, 2015. Colima, Mexique :
Source : Latinapress
Photo : Tapiro , Roberto Lopez Lara.