Lonely Planet Writer

Mexico's Colima Volcano has active holiday season

The Colima Volcano located in western Mexico has been rather active this holiday season, emitting large columns of ash 2.2 km into the air and erupting on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Mexico's Colima Volcano.
Mexico’s Colima Volcano. Image by Emmanuel Oseguera / CC BY 2.0

The volcano, known as the the Fire Volcano, has continued to release ash columns and has erupted twice today within an hour and a half. Colima is one of Mexico’s 14 active volcanoes, and the civil authorities in the neighboring towns of Jalisco and Colima are currently monitoring the volcano’s activity to keep abreast of any dangerous situations for nearby residents.

Read more: bbc.co.uk, mexiconewsdaily.com