Mexico is coming to volcanic ash

Mexican authorities issued a warning about the probability of the capital, the ash emitted Popocatepetl volcano, located on the outskirts of the city. Representatives of civil defense issued a call for citizens to take necessary precautions.

Population is recommended to limit the time in the open air, and, if necessary, to go out to take steps to protect the respiratory and vision. Authorities were reminded to be securely closed containers with drinking water to prevent the infiltration of ash particles.

The report of Civil Defence says that in the coming hours in Mexico and around the capital, there may be a slight loss of ash. This is caused by the fact that last Wednesday was recorded strong emission from the crater of Popocatepetl product of volcanic activity, according to ITAR-TASS. Risen above the volcano clouds of steam and ash reached a height of 2.5 kilometers.
Popocatepetl volcano shows increased activity for the past three weeks, prompting local authorities to take additional security measures, including preparation for evacuation in case the need arises.

Due to the increased activity of the "fiery mountain" civil defense units are supported on high alert for the need to evacuate the population of the villages at the foot of a giant volcano. In the surrounding areas the state of Mexico, Puebla, Morelos and Tlaxcala announced third-degree volcanic alarm. If it is raised by one level to begin a mandatory evacuation of the surrounding towns about 28 thousand people.
In the past, the ash cloud thrown volcano Popocatepetl, not once reached the capital of Mexico, causing a sharp deterioration in the air quality in the city. Therefore, the city government has repeatedly declared the so-called "environmental concerns", alerting the public about the need for preventive measures of protection.Source:

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