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Popocatepetl stirs Mexico

January 31 2008
03:55

Active volcano Popocatepetl, located 55 km south-east of the Mexican capital, threw a huge column of ash. He rose above the crater to a height of more than three kilometers.

According to weather forecasts, a weather malovetrenuyu most of the ash settles on the northwestern flank of the volcano without causing harm to residents of nearby communities.

However, the Mexican National Center for Disaster Prevention warned: in the coming days we should expect the new manifestations of volcanic activity. Scientists believe that emissions from the crater reflect "normal life" fire-breathing mountains.

Popocatepetl, rising on the border of the Mexican state of Mexico, Puebla and Morelos, considered one of the most active volcanoes on the planet.

Ash, who periodically "spewing" a volcano repeatedly reached within a large Mexico City. In this case making a bad environmental situation in the multi-million metropolis is deteriorating, reports NTV.

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