Mexico City (dpa) - Mexico's Popocateptl
volcano spewed out smoke and ash Tuesday that reached 3,000 metres above
the crater's base.
Residents in Mexico City, 70 kilometres
southwest of the volcano, could see a white plume of smoke stretching above
Popocateptl's peak, which is 5,452 metres high.
Popocateptl, about 700,000 years old,
became active again in December 1994. Since then, an alert code system
for inhabited areas around the volcano has remained at yellow, which means
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