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Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Popocatepetl volcano activity rains ash on parts of Mexico City


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Increased activity of the Popocatepetl volcano early on Monday morning has caused ash fall in nine of the 16 delegations in Mexico City, according to the authorities" reports.
Ash fall has been reported in Coyoacan, Milpa Alta, Xochimilco, Tlalpan, Cuajimalpa, Magdalena Contreras, Alvaro Obregon, Tlahuac and Iztapalapa.
Given these conditions, it has been recommended that the population cover their mouths and noses with a damp cloth and cover water tanks.
Volcanic ash has fallen in the State of Mexico, in at least six municipalities.
Civil Protection has reported that the ash is no longer falling on the city and that air traffic has not been impacted.
Monitoring still continues in the city.
Popocatepetl, whose name means "Smoking Mountain", is an active volcano located in the center of Mexico and is the second highest peak in the country.
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2 comments:

Bo Modén said...

During 1980 -1983 I worked for Save the Children Sweden stationed in Mexico DF while travelling all over the region visiting areas of disaster. It was possible then to suspect the actual events of today should be coming: If the world had changed course then it might been possible to stop the coming catastrophys. Now I think it is too late !

Gary Walton said...

It is too late, I agree, but then we are following a blue print which was drawn out more than 6,500 years ago