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Mexico City: Crater and Volcano

mexico city: The video was posted on Twitter by Mexico's Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection, according to CTV. Mexico's national disaster prevention agency posted a statement about the volcanic event, warning the public to stay away from the volcano, and particularly the crater, in case of falling fragments of rock. Pillars of grey ash and smoke suddenly unfold out of the smooth volcano crater into the sky in new footage captured Saturday of Popocatepetl, an active volcano outside Mexico City. The statement said that there had been eight minor explosions, and that at night, a glow was visible from the crater. In the earlier video, thin tendrils of smoke leak out of a small hole in the centre of the crater presumably, the same spot that exploded a week later. This follows another video taken on July 19 in which the precursor to this eruption can be seen. ( As reported in the news.