Stratovolcano Fuego in Guatemala erupts
In Guatemala, began an eruption stratovolcano Fuego, which is one of the most active volcanoes in Central America, reports the publication ABC.
Fuego is located 45 kilometers from the capital of Guatemala, a city with the same name. According to local geologists, lava streams from the mouth of the volcano have already passed from two to six kilometers.
Lava streams have reached the foot of the volcano and continue to spread around, together with pillars of ash. Despite the possibility of precipitation in the form of ash, locals have not yet been told to leave the area of the eruption.
The last major volcanic eruption in Guatemala occurred on June 3, 2018, killing 431 people living in its vicinity.
Earlier, Spain's minister of tourism suggested turning the volcanic eruption into a tourist attraction.
Lava flows destroyed about 100 houses on the Spanish island of Palma. They move at a speed of about 700 m per hour in the direction of the coast. So far, no one has been injured as a result of the incident, and all Canarian airports are working as usual.