Volcanic ash closes Mexico regional airport

Associated Press
Volcanic ash closes Mexico regional airport

In this image released by the Mexican Navy (SEMAR), steam and ash rise from the crater of the Popocatepetl volcano, left, on the outskirts of Mexico City as seen from inside a navy aircraft as it approaches the volcano on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Behind at right is the volcano Iztaccihuatl. Last Saturday, Mexico's National Center for Disaster Prevention raised the volcano alert from Stage 2 Yellow to Stage 3 Yellow, the final step before a Red alert, when possible evacuations could be ordered after the Popocatepetl volcano spit out a cloud of ash and vapor 2 miles (3 kilometers) high over several days of eruptions. (AP Photo/SEMAR)

View Comments (0)