The National Civil Protection Coordination (CNPC) has confirmed that the volcanic activity at Popocatepetl is steadily declining.
With drones, Mexican Navy have captured the heart of the Popocatepetl volcano, recording was made this Thursday, May 25 around 10 in the morning.
Drones to Monitor Formation of Lava Domes in Popocatepetl, Says Head of Civil Protection
The Secretariat of the Navy’s drone captured footage of the crater of Popocatepetl volcano. The current images provide a rare glimpse into the heart of the volcano. The nearly three-minute video was recorded today, May 25, at approximately 10 o’clock in the morning.
According to the National Civil Protection Coordination (CNPC), the volcanic activity at Popocatepetl is steadily declining.
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The General Coordination of National Civil Protection (CGPC) will use drones to review the possible formation of lava domes in the Popocatépetl volcano, said the head of the organization, Laura Velazquez Alzua.
Visiting Puebla for a work table with state and municipal authorities, the official commented that studying this phenomenon will allow more details on the impact that the recent activity of the volcano has left on its crater and its slopes; However, the weather conditions must improve to carry out this activity since at the moment there is not enough visibility.
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According to reports from Civil Protection, the most recent occurrence of “violent” activity at Popocatepetl took place on December 18 and 19, 2000. During the afternoon of December 18, the volcano erupted, ejecting a significant quantity of stones, some of which measured up to one meter in diameter. As a result, a large number of residents in Puebla had to be evacuated due to the situation.