Civil Protection warned about the continuous emission of gases and ash, as a result of an explosion recorded at 7:10 pm at Popocatépetl Volcano, which disperses to the southwest of the volcano and reached 3.5 kilometers in height.
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From their Twitter account, they published a video from the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred) in which the volcanic activity is observed, with a cloud of gases and ash rising from the crater, captured from a camera installed at the point known as Chipiquixtle.
The National Coordination of Civil Protection said that the volcanic activity is recovering its previous levels, however, the warning remains Yellow and is in Phase 2. The agency, through Twitter @CNPC_MX, reminded people not to approach the volcano.
#Actualización del #Volcán #Popocatépetl. Después de la explosión registrada a las 19:10 h se quedó una emisión continua de gases y ceniza que no supera los 800 m, esta emisión se dispersa hacia el Suroeste. pic.twitter.com/gFrRPZb1U6
— ProtecciónCivilSeguridad (@CNPC_MX) May 23, 2019