Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano recorded a powerful emission of ash

Powerful ash emissions have occurred at the Mexican Popocatepetl volcano, informs the national service of civil protection on Twitter.

As noted, a powerful explosion was recorded at 6.39, the pillar of ash and volcanic gases has reached 1.2 km after midnight was recorded eruption of lava, its a video published by the national center for disaster prevention Cenapred. Specifies that the falling fragments were found at a distance of one kilometer from the crater. Local authorities were forbidden to approach the crater closer than 12 miles. Was declared the second phase of the “yellow level”, but it does not imply the evacuation of or cessation of work in the surrounding areas.