Mexico: Volcano - Jul 1997
Most read reports
- CWS: CWS Emergency Appeal Mexico Volcano 3 Jul 1997. 3 Jul 1997
- UN DHA: Mexico Volcano Situation Report No. 1. 11 Jul 1997
- CWS: Update Emergency Appeal Mexico Volcano. 25 Aug 1997
- Reuters: Volcano blows ash and rock, more activity seen . 10 May 1998
- Reuters: Volcano near Mexico City spews ash, sows panic. 22 Apr 1998
MEXICO CITY, May 10 (Reuters) - Mexico's giant Popocatepetl volcano hurled steam and rock about a mile (two km) into the air on Sunday, the latest in a series of eruptions that were expected to continue during the week, officials and volcanologists said.
The volcano sprayed a light blanket of ash over nearby towns at 1:22 p.m. (1822 GMT), followed by two tremors, the Interior Ministry reported in a statement.
MEXICO CITY, April 21 (Reuters) - The "Popo" volcano near Mexico City spewed out a 2.5-mile (four km) high cloud of smoke, ash and molten rock on Tuesday, terrifying local residents and forcing authorities to close nearby schools, official said.
Authorities said flaming rocks spat out by the volcano 40 miles (65 km) east of the Mexican capital set trees on fire and shook windows of nearby houses.
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MEXICO CITY, Aug 12 (Reuter) - Mexico's
on Tuesday released its greatest ash cloud since late June, when
it blanketed Mexico City with ash and forced closure of the
Ash flew more than a mile (about 2 km)
into the sky on
Tuesday at 8:24 a.m. (1324 GMT), with strong winds blowing
particles southwest over the states of Morelos and Mexico, chief
volcano monitor Roberto Quaas told Reuters.
Should winds change direction, ash could
Mexico City, he added. The majestic, snow-capped volcano is 33
Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0414