Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano Spews Lava as it Erupts

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 201739 views
Published: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017

Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano, dubbed “El Popo” by the locals, spewed lava and ash as it erupted throughout the night on November 29.

According to Mexico’s <span class="caps">CENAPRED</span>, or <a href="" target="_blank">National Center for Disaster Prevention</a>, the volcano spewed constantly, emitting water vapor, gases, ash and lava fragments from 8:47 pm on November 29 until 04:35 am on November 30. Several nearby towns experienced ash rain, including San Nicolas de los Ranchos, Cholula and more in the southeastern Mexican state of Puebla.

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