In Mexico, the giant volcano awoke

Volcano Popokapetl (Popokatepetl) is located just 40 kilometers from the capital, Mexico City, and is considered a symbol of the country. All night the giant rumbled, then started throwing stones from the crater and lava for several kilometers. Morning above the volcano appeared a huge column of smoke and ash cloud hovering. Authorities prepare local people to evacuate.

It is located only 40 kilometers from the capital, Mexico City, and is considered a symbol of the country. All night the giant rumbled, then started throwing stones from the crater and lava for several kilometers. Morning above the volcano appeared a huge column of smoke and ash cloud hovering. Authorities prepare local people to evacuate.

Recommend that people stay away from the giant, less than 12 kilometers. Erupting volcano — the second largest in Mexico. His height — five and a half thousand meters above sea level. In the language of the local Indians name of the volcano means "smoking mountain." For a long time it was considered extinct, the slopes chosen skiers. 20 years ago, he became more active, and since then it has been closed to tourists.

 

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