Explosions continue at Popocatepetl Volcano in Mexico.
In the statement made by Mexico’s National Center for Disaster Prevention (CENAPRED), it was stated that 12 new eruptions took place in Popocatepetl Volcano in the last 24 hours, and gas and ash outputs were recorded 199 times.
In the statement, it was reported that the ash from the mouth of the volcano spread to the east and southeast directions with the effect of the wind, and it was stated that ash precipitation occurred in the city of Atlixco, which is located just southeast of the volcano.
There have been 308 eruptions this year
The shock wave that emerged during the eruption of the volcano was recorded moment by moment by the cameras watching the volcano.
Officials stated that the explosive activity in Popocatepetl will continue on a moderate scale and warned to stay away from the volcano’s crater.
This year, the number of eruptions reached 308. With the 12 eruptions experienced today on Popocatepetl Volcano, where eruptions occur almost every day, the number of eruptions this year has increased to 308.
During 2022, there were 113 eruptions in the volcano.