The Popocatépetl volcano, just 35 miles from Mexico City and only 20 miles from nearby city Peubla sent a mile high plume of ash into the air, putting thousands of people living within 10 miles of it on a yellow alert to be ready to evacuate should activity increase.
Peubla has more than 6 million people living there, and all could be at risk in both cites in the event of a catastrophic eruption, if the volcano experienced a massive eruption, an estimated nine million people would be in the blast zone and the impact on the atmosphere could be
Most of the explosions produced ash-rich plumes that reached hundreds of meters over the volcano, some officials are saying that there is a heightened danger of a large explosive eruption from Colima because it has been over 100 years since that last large eruption.
Fire destroyed the mountain forests of Butig town near Cagayan de oro City, in the Philippines last night, with Mount Makaturing volcano high on the suspect list, the large volcano could be about to blow after a lava burst was suspected of causing a massive forest blaze.
Heavy smoke enveloped the area near the town as well as Alamada in Wao town and the blaze appeared "lava-like," as it glowed from the distance throughout Thursday night and into the early hours.