Mexican volcano continues spectacular eruption

One of Mexico’s biggest and most active volcanoes, Colima, in the west of the country, has been putting on a camera-grabbing show over the last couple of days.

Colima volcano, Mexico.

Colima volcano, Mexico. Image by Presagio / CC BY 2.0

Minor eruptions began a month ago but it’s only been in the last 48 hours that plumes have been shooting several kilometres into the sky, as recorded by at least one photographer. An exclusion zone has been established around the volcano but so far nobody has been evacuated. Read more:

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