Mexico's Colima Volcano Erupts, Triggering Falling Ash Warnings

StoryfulPublished: May 29, 20171 views
Published: May 29, 2017

Mexico’s Colima volcano erupted on the morning of January 25, sending plumes of ash and smoke at least 2.5 miles high, according to Mexican news outlet <a href="http://www.jornada.unam.mx/ultimas/2017/01/25/volcan-de-colima-emite-nuevas-exhalaciones-de-4-km" target="_blank">La Jornada</a>.

The eruption triggered falling ash warnings from Colima’s Civil Protection Agency, which also issued a five-mile exclusion zone surrounding the volcano. The agency shared a list of safety recommendations for local residents <a href="https://twitter.com/PC_Colima/status/824304267645231104" target="_blank">online</a>.

Colima is one of North America’s most active volcanoes. A <a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/153551" target="_blank">January 7</a> eruption forced the nearby Colima airport to close.

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