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September 02 11:15 h (September 02 16:10 GMT)

In the last 24 hours the monitoring system of PopocatÚpetl volcano recorded 21 low-intensity exhalations, also yesterday was recorded one low intensity explosion at 21:02 h.

During the night was observed incandescense over the crater (see image 1).

At the time of this report, the volcano has an emission of steam and gas to the south-west side (see image 2).

The Volcanic Traffic Light is at Yellow Phase 2.

The scenarios foreseen for this phase are:

1. Explosive activity of low to intermediate level.

2. Ash fall in nearby towns.

3 Possibility of pyroclastic flows and mudflows short range.

Special emphasis is placed on the following recommendations:

1. Continue the safety radius of 12 km, so staying in that area is not allowed.

2 Keep the controlled traffic between Santiago Xalitzintla and San Pedro Nexapa through Paso de CortÚs.

3 A Civil Protection authorities, keep your preventive procedures, in accordance with their operational plans.

4. People, being alert to the official information disseminated.

Popocatepetl Volcano monitoring is performed continuously 24 hours. Any change in activity will be reported in due course.



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