A few days ago, Spain was shocked La Palma volcano erupted, Lava continues to emerge from there and is destroying several houses, because now, In Guatemala, they remain vigilant about the new eruption of the Fuego volcano.
Fuego volcano erupts in Guatemala
The Fuego volcano is the most active volcano in Central America, located about 45 kilometers west of the capital of Guatemala. A new eruption started on Thursday, September 23, so the authorities and local residents are on alert.
It was with the eruption of this crater that there was reported a large amount of ash, gas and rock, According to Guatemalan security authorities.
The National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology reported that Fuego’s volcano erupted at a height of over 3,000m, between the provinces of Escuintla, Zacatepeques and Chimaltenango. All substances, It has traveled about six kilometers and reached the bottom of the volcano.
Therefore, they warn people that as long as lava continues to erupt, the decline of all these incandescent substances will continue.In addition, the authorities stated that the clouds coming out of the crater May cause ash fall in recent communities, such as communities in the south and southwest of Fuego volcano, And affect the traffic of surrounding aircraft.
Experts suggest raising the alert level and formulating measures
Experts also recommended to the National Disaster Reduction Coordinator (CONRED) Raise the alert level and take necessary measures, mainly in the communities closest to the canyon.
For his part, David de León, spokesperson for the Civil Defence Agency, explained that the volcano prevention departments of Guatemala’s departments Are looking for the event and there is no need to evacuate.
Not to be forgotten is that the Fuego volcano’s last major eruption killed 431 residents living near it on June 3, 2018.. Activity has continued in the crater since then.
Fire volcano. The eruption of the pyroclastic stream.
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-CONRED (@ConredGuatemala) September 23, 2021
* Information from EFE