Popocatepetl , Mexico : 6 low-intensity exhalations were recorded.

Popocatepetl , Mexico : 6 low-intensity exhalations were recorded.

March 25, 11:00 h (March 25, 17:00 GMT)

In the last 24 hours 6 low-intensity exhalations were recorded through the surveillance system at Popocatépetl volcano. Also, at 00:26 h, a small explosion was observed; the ash emission reached 500 m above the crater, being displaced towards northeast, and some incandescent fragments were thrown to a distance of about 400 m on the north face.

Although sometimes we had partial visibility due to clouds, a continuous steam and gas emission was observed .

CENAPRED emphasizes that people SHOULD NOT go near the volcano, especially near the crater, due to the hazard caused by ballistic fragments.

This type of activity is included within the scenarios Volcanic Traffic Light Yellow Phase 2.

March 26, 2016.Popocatepetl , Mexico :

Source : Cenapred .

Photo : Volcán Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl

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