Popocatepetl, Mexique : Nocturnal incandescent increased .

Popocatepetl, Mexique : Nocturnal incandescent increased .

12:45, January 24 (January 24, 6:45 p.m. GMT)

In the last 24 hours, the volcano Popocatepetl surveillance system recorded an ongoing activity that continued until two hours after its debut at 10:03 yesterday, and restarted at 8:44 today .She is always present at the time of issue of this report. This activity is related to the cycle of creation / destruction of the dome. She is covered by the definition of the level of alert yellow Phase 2 .

Nocturnal incandescent increased when some episodes was observed.
At the time of this report, the volcano is observed with a continuous emission of steam and gas with a South East direction.
It is recommended not to approach the volcano, in the respect of the security zone defined for this alert phase, and take precautions against ash falls, which are summarized at the end of this report.

The CENAPRED urged not to approach the volcano and above the crater.

If ash falls occur, the following recommendations are made:

Cover your nose and mouth with a damp cloth or a face mask.
Clean the eyes and throat with pure water.
Use glasses and avoid contact lenses to reduce irritation of the eye.
Close windows or cover them as much as possible and stay inside.

January 24 5:50 p.m. (January 24, 11:50 p.m. GMT)

Today from 8:44 until time of this report, the volcano has had a constant activity, similar to that of yesterday, which was observed through constant exhalation vapor water with low ash content . This activity is envisaged in the definition of yellow alert phase 2, so it is not changed. This activity is most likely linked to cycles of creation / destruction of the dome. It is recommended not to approach the volcano, in the respect of the security zone defined for this alert phase.

January 24 9:45 p.m. (January 25, 3:45 GMT)

The activity started at 8:44 this morning declined from 6h46 p.m.. During the night it will appear higher because the cameras capture the incandescent fragments ejected during exhalations, not seen during the day. The alert level remains at yellow stage 2. It is recommended not to approach the volcano, in the respect of the security zone defined for this alert phase.

January 25 , 2016. Popocatepetl, Mexique :

Source : Cenapred .

Photos : Cristobal Garciaferro ,

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