9 eruptions in the last 24 hours at the volcano in Mexico

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In the last 24 hours, 9 new eruptions have been recorded at Popocatepetl Volcano in Mexico. It was recommended to take precautions against the ash rains and it was called for citizens to stay away from the criterion. The number of eruptions in the volcano since the beginning of the year increased to 376.

According to the daily activity report of Popocatepetl Volcano published by Mexico's National Center for Disaster Prevention (CENAPRED), 9 new eruptions took place in the volcano in the last 24 hours, and gas and ash output were recorded 293 times.

While it was reported that the ash coming out of the mouth of the volcano spread towards the south and southeast directions with the effect of the wind, it was advised to the residents of the settlements in this direction to take precautions against ash rains that are harmful to health.

Authorities also pointed out that the explosive activity in Popocatepetl Volcano will continue on a moderate scale and warned citizens to stay away from the volcano's crater.

A TOTAL OF 376 EXPLOSIONS HAVE BEEN REGISTERED SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR

Popocatepetl Volcano, where eruptions occur almost every day in recent days, has increased the number of eruptions this year to 376, together with what happened today. During 2022, there were 113 eruptions in the volcano.

Popocatepetl Volcano, which has seen an increase in activity for over a year, ranks fifth among volcanoes that are expected to have a major eruption in the next few years, according to scientists from the University of Manchester.

(Ihlas News Agency)

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