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Evacuations as Fuego volcano threatens to erupt

Guatemalan authorities have issued a warning for Fuego volcano and the country’s aviation authority has been advised to take precautionary measures.

Fuego volcano has shown signs of activity.
Fuego volcano has shown signs of activity. Image by David Amsler / CC BY 2.0

The volcano, located thirty miles southeast of Guatemala City, has shown signs of increased activity including the emission of large clouds of ash, pyroclastic flows and an eruption on Wednesday night. Authorities have begun evacuating neighbouring areas. Read more: ticotimes.net; gulfnews.com. Read more in Spanish: elsalvador.com