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NASA satellite images show ‘outburst’ of steam from huge volcano in Mexico

On January 6, the volcano then erupted, blowing ash more than 6,000 metres into the air.

Locals have now been warned to stay away from the volcano.

NASA said on its Earth Observatory website: “On January 2, 2021, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of a plume rising from Popocatépetl (nicknamed Popo).

“On January 6, the Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) reported a volcanic ash plume that rose to around 6,400 meters (21,000 feet) above the volcano.

Article source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1381271/nasa-satellite-images-volcano-mexico-Popocat-petl-popo-evg

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