Photos and videos: Intense activity of the Popocatepetl volcano today, September 15

The Popocatepetl volcano He has been very active in the last few hours; Just today, September 15, 2021, it has several explosions and huge smokers of up to 2.2 kilometers. Here we share photos and videos of the intense volcanic activity.

We recommend: Popocatepetl volcano registers moderate explosion with expulsion of incandescent fragments

Popocatepetl presented at 10:16 in the morning, another explosion of 2,200 kilometers high.

Huge fumarole in Popocatepetl

Huge fumarole in Popocatepetl.
Source: @webcamsdemexico

At 6:36 in the morning, the volcano also know as Don goyo, registered a explosion and a fumarole in which the exit of volcanic material could be observed.

The National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred) reported that in the last 24 hours the Popocatepetl emitted 89 exhalations and 5 explosions, for which the traffic light of volcanic alert stays in phase two yellow.

Popocatepetl volcano registers moderate explosion with expulsion of incandescent fragments

Popocatepetl volcano registers a moderate explosion with the expulsion of incandescent fragments. PHOTO webcamsdemexico.com and Cenapred

The authorities recommended that the population not approach the volcano, especially the crater, since ballistic fragments can fall, and indicated that in case of heavy rains they move away from the bottom of the ravines due to the flow of mud and debris.

The Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection (SGIRPC) of Mexico City (CDMX) indicated that volcanic ash is expected to fall in five municipalities.

The demarcations that could be affected are Iztapalapa, Milpa Alta, Tláhuac, Tlalpan and Xochimilco.

The SGIRPC recommended that the population cover their nose and mouth with a handkerchief or mask, clean their eyes and throat with plain water, and pointed out that they can wear frame lenses instead of contact lenses to reduce eye irritation.

With information from Noticieros Televisa

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