Mexican Authorities Issue Warning Over Popocatepetl Volcano Activity

Authorities in Mexico issued a warning notice for the Popocatepetl volcano after recording over 200 emissions from the crater since Friday, November 3.

Luis Felipe Puente, national coordinator of Civil Protection of the Ministry of the Interior, raised the warning status to yellow and advised residents of Puebla and Morelo states to avoid contact with ash from the volcano.

The Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center also posted a warning for aviators on Saturday about the plume of volcanic ash rising from the volcano. Credit: webcamsdemexico via Storyful