at Guatemala, Civil Protection authorities are on alert next Saturday before the Ministry of Defense activity increases Pakaya volcanoWhich is located about 50 kilometers South of the nation’s capitalAnd the Which throws ash and lava.
What is known about the activity of Pacaya volcano in Guatemala?
“The past hours have witnessed moderate explosions and some strong explosions, accompanied by columns of ash scattering towards the northwest.“It is among the giant, whose height is 2,552 meters,” he said in a statement Volcanology Institute.
Also, the note states that the volcano It generates the sounds of a locomotive locomotive and shocks the shock waves that vibrate and sell to surfacesFrom the villages near the volcano.
“There is a possibility that the ash plumes will continue into the hole and increase. Ash fall has been reported in San Vicente Pacaya and San Francisco de SallesGathered on the slopes of the cone.
It also indicates that It can stay active for the next few hours and daysTherefore, it is recommended that you review the “evolution of the activity and the implementation of the alert state that you consider necessary according to this activity”.
It also requests civil aviation directives to take the necessary precautions With air traffic in the volcano area Due to the increase in the presence of ash reaching a circumference of 10 to 20 kilometers from volcano.
Pakaya A powerful volcanic eruption recorded on 27 May 2010 that killed a TV journalist while covering the news. It also caused damage to crops.
- next to Pakaya, at Guatemala volcano Fire (Southwest) and Santiago (West).
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