Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico erupts. Today, Sunday, the Mexican authorities raised the alert level for the volcano, which is located between the states of Puebla and Morelos, Mexico, about 70 km from Mexico City, From “Yellow Phase 2 to Yellow Phase 3”.
The yellow color of the so-called “Volcano Alert” means “stay alert and prepare for a possible evacuation,” and Phase 3 is generated when there is moderate to high activity.
It is the step before the red alert, which involves the risk of life. In this case, “You and your family must be prepared to be evacuated.”
Popocatépetl, “the smoking hill” in Nahuatl and popularly known as “Don Joyo”, is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world because within a radius of 100 km about 25 million people live there.