Mexican volcano spewing ash and lava threatens town as officials prepare to evacuate thousands

Submitted by Quest-News-Serv... on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 01:58.
Officials are concerned at the increased activity of Popo
  • Experts have noted increased seismic activity from Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico in recent days
  • The active 17,886ft volcano near Mexico City has been spewing ash, lava and plumes of steam
  • Soldiers and federal police deployed to area amid fears a major eruption could be imminent
  • Mexico's National Disaster Prevention Center has raised alert level to Yellow Phase 3

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