In the last 24 hours the seismic records of the surveillance system at Popocatépetl volcano registered on the one hand 96 low-intensity exhalations, which produced small emissions of gas and steam . The cloudy conditions not allow observing the volcano continuously, but we observed a weak emission of steam and gas that winds carried southwesterly. Additionally, the monitoring system 68 minutes tremor of low amplitude.
Along some lapses of the night was observed slight incandescence, increasing with main exhalations .
From dawn and up to the time of this report it has been noticed that winds blow about southwest .
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.
May 31 , 2016. Popocatepetl , Mexique :
Source : Cenapred .
Photo : Isabel Romero