The eruption of the active volcano popocatépetl in Mexico has shown with altitude of the aircraft.
Impressive video of an eyewitness who flew over Mexico in a cruise ship, appeared on Twitter-page edition of ABC News (to view video, news pascalle down).
Published footage clearly shows a column of volcanic ash in the rays of the rising sun.
It is noted that experts have already warned the public about the awakened volcano. Ashes and smoke are thrown up to a height of five kilometers, however, the eruption does not pose a serious danger to aircraft. In General, the incident has a medium threat level.
It is known that Popocatepetl, which is located 70 kilometers from Mexico city, is the largest volcano in Mexico. Its name translates as “the Smoking hill.” It has already become one of the symbols of the country.
The last major eruption of this volcano occurred on may 22. He threw a column of ash to a height of 3.5 kilometers.
The activity and ash emissions pose an additional hazard due to the strong atmospheric pollution recorded earlier in the valley of Mexico city.