Popocatepetl Volcano in Mexico Experiences Increased Eruptions
The National Center for Disaster Prevention (CENAPRED) in Mexico has reported that the Popocatepetl Volcano has had 3 eruptions and 127 gas and ash eruptions in the past 24 hours. The intensity of the volcano’s eruptions has also increased in recent days, leading to concerns for the safety of nearby residents.
Ash spewed by the volcano has reached settlements and has accumulated on the balconies of houses and on vehicles. Some residents in the city of Atlixco, located near the volcano, have reported that the violent eruptions have broken their house windows. Authorities have warned people to stay away from the volcano’s crater and to take precautions against the harmful effects of ashfall on their health.
The Popocatepetl Volcano has been experiencing increased activity for more than a year, with a total of 476 eruptions recorded since the beginning of this year. In 2022 alone, there have already been 113 eruptions.
Residents living near the volcano are advised to stay vigilant and follow the instructions of local authorities to ensure their safety. It is also recommended to download the NTV application to stay informed about the developments and any new updates regarding the Popocatepetl Volcano.