Popocatepetl Volcano In Mexico Spew A large Plume Of Ash

By on Jun 5, 2011 in Natural Disasters, Science, World Comments

Popocatepetl, Mexico‘s tallest volcano reportedly spewed large plume of ash that had reached three kilometers in height on Friday, June 3, 2011, international news reported.

Reports said that Popocatepetl volcano has been discharging columns of steam and ashes since 11 a.m. on Thursday. People were encouraged by Mexico‘s national disaster prevention agency to stay away at least 12 kilometers (7 miles) from the crater which was said to be about 40 miles (65 kilometers) southeast of Mexico‘s capital.

As noted from other news site, it was said that the cloud has a high ash content, but it does not poses any risk.

Popocatepetl Volcano

Popocatepetl Volcano
Image Credit: AP Photo



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