Central America is on high alert due to the eruption of its most active volcano

It is a phenomenon known as Volcán de Fuego, which actually caused an avalanche of burning material on June 3, 2018.

he volcano most active of Central Americabetter known as Volcán de Fuego, erupted this Thursday at Guatemala And pictures quickly spread on social networks where you can see the ejection of ash and lava.

the Disaster Reduction Coordinator (Certified)The entity responsible for civil protection stated this through a statement: “The increased activity of the Fuego volcano has been confirmed.”

The authorities indicated that there could be an increase in emissions over the next few hours, “forming higher plumes of gas and ash, violent ash-laden explosions and pyroclastic flows in other directions.”

lava, according to a bulletin from the Institute of Volcanology published by the Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (Conred), It can reach about five or seven kilometers from the crater. For this reason, the volcano is already under constant monitoring due to its proximity to various communities.

The most active volcano in Central America: photos

You can watch the phenomenon of nature in the videos: Plumes of gas and ash spewed to the southwest of the 3,763-meter-high giantlocated 35 km southwest of Guatemala City, between the departments of Escuintla, Chimaltenango and Sacatepéquez.

However, eruptions at Volcano de Fuego have a recent history. Last December, the same volcano erupted She urged authorities to close the capital’s airport and busy highway connecting the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala with the south of the country.

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Caused by the Fuego volcano An avalanche of burning material on June 3, 2018 The San Miguel community of Los Lotuses in Escuintla and part of that highway in Sacatepéquez were devastated, leaving 215 dead and a similar number missing.

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