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Popocatepetl volcano alert level raised, Mexico

Mexican authorities have raised the alert level for Popocatepetl volcano from Yellow Phase 2 to Yellow Phase 3 on March 28, 2019. The decision was made due to increased activity observed in recent days, possible magma expulsion and explosions of increased intensity....

March 28, 2019

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Spectacular eruption at Popocatepetl volcano, heavy ash up to 8.5 km (28 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

A spectacular explosive eruption started at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at 01:23 UTC on March 27 (19:23 LT, March 26). Volcanic ash column reached 8.5 km (28 000 feet) a.s.l. The eruption produced a thick column of ash up to 3 km (1.8 feet), drifting...

March 27, 2019

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Strong eruption at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

A strong eruption took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at 03:38 UTC on March 19, 2019 (21:38 local time, March 18), ejecting a column of water vapor, gas and ash up to 4 km (13 123 feet). The eruption also threw incandescent material 2.5 km (1.5 miles)...

March 19, 2019

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Explosions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

Mexico's Popocatepetl produced another spectacular explosion over the weekend, just 10 days after authorities reported a new 200 m (656 feet) wide lava dome formed in its crater. In the last 24 hours, 24 exhalations were recorded, CENAPRED reported March 4,...

March 05, 2019

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New lava dome forms on Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

A new lava dome has formed at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico, placing authorities on alert. A powerful eruption, much stronger than those of February 14 and 15, is possible. According to a report released by the National Coordination of Civil Protection on February...

February 21, 2019

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Strong M6.6 earthquake hits Chiapas, Mexico

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Chiapas, Mexico at 16:14 UTC (10:14 local time) on February 1, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth 67.9 km (42.1 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 70 km (43.5 miles). GEOFON reports it as M6.5 at a...

February 01, 2019

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Strong explosion at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

A strong explosion took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at 03:06 UTC on January 23, 2019 (21:06 CST, January 22). The eruption threw incandescent fragments to a distance of 2 km (1.2 miles) over the slopes of the volcano. Ash was dispersed in a...

January 23, 2019

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Strong explosions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

Two strong explosions took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano over the past 24 hours. Authorities urge residents and tourists not to approach the volcano, especially the crater. The explosions were registered at 22:44 LT, December 7 (04:44 UTC, December 8)...

December 08, 2018

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Popocatépetl erupting hot rocks, Alert Level remains at Yellow, Mexico

Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico is showing signs of increased activity since November 19, 2018. The Alert Level remains at Yellow, Phase Two (middle level on a three-color scale). Residents and tourists are advised not to go near the volcano, especially near the...

November 21, 2018

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Potentially catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane "Willa" aims Mexico

Potentially catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane "Willa" is moving northward and is expected to produce life-threatening storm surge, wind and rainfall over the portions of west-central and southwestern Mexico. This is the 22nd named storm of the 2018 Pacific...

October 22, 2018

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TC "Vicente" meandering near Mexico, TC Willa organizing, deadly landslide reported

Tropical Storm "Vicente" formed October 19, 2018, near the coast of southwest Mexico as the 21st named storm of the 2018 Pacific hurricane season. The storm is now meandering off the coast, dropping heavy rain and rising the threat of flash flooding and...

October 20, 2018

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Tropical Storm "Tara" crawling near SW Mexico, life-threatening flash floods and mudslides possible

Tropical Storm "Tara," the 20th named storm of the 2018 Pacific hurricane season is approaching southwestern Mexico, dropping heavy rain. Tara should pass very close to the coast or possibly move inland today or Wednesday, October 17. At 09:00 UTC on...

October 16, 2018

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Tropical Storm "Sergio" about to make landfall in Baja California Sur

Tropical Storm "Sergio" is weakening as it quickly approaches the coast of Baja California Sur. Rainbands continue to spread over the peninsula and the northwestern Mexico state of Sonora, NHC said. On the forecast track, the center of Sergio will make...

October 12, 2018

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5 dead and 9 missing after major flash floods hit Periban, Mexico's Michoacan

At least 5 people have been killed and 9 others are still missing after major flash floods hit the town of Periban in Mexico's state of Michoacan, officials said Monday, September 24, 2018. Flash floods took place after unusually heavy rain swelled the Cutio...

September 24, 2018

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6 dead and missing after major flash floods hit Culiacan, Mexico

At least three people have been killed and another three are missing after tropical depression hit Mexico's northwestern state of Sinaloa on September 20, 2018. The storm dropped heavy rains and caused major flash flooding in the city of Culiacán,...

September 21, 2018

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Flash floods damaged 2 500 homes, affected more than 10 000 people in Coahuila, Mexico

Heavy rain affecting several areas of northeastern Mexico over the past few days caused damaging flash floods. More heavy rain and local thunderstorms may occur over the already affected areas over the next 48 hours. The rain caused Arroyo El Soldado river in the...

September 07, 2018

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Two tropical storms form close to Mexico - John and Ileana, warnings issued

Two tropical storms formed close to Mexico over the past 12 hours, threatening the region with heavy rain, strong winds, and life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Tropical Storm "Ileana" formed 21:00 UTC on August 5, about 265 km (165 miles)...

August 06, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the coast of Jalisco, Mexico at 03:56 UTC on June 30, 2018 (22:56 local time, June 29). The agency is reporting a depth of 24.8 km (15.4 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw 6.0 at a depth of 44 km...

June 30, 2018

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Heavy rains cause deadly floods and landslides in Mexico

At least 7 people have died in weather-related incidents across Mexico over the past 7 days, including 6 who died in the past two days. Heavy rain was caused by a tropical disturbance over the western Gulf of Mexico which affected NE Mexico and parts of Texas, US. ...

June 22, 2018

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Flash floods hit Guadalajara, leaving some areas under 4 m (13 feet) of water, Mexico

Heavy rain associated with Tropical Cyclone "Bud" hit Guadalajara, Mexico on June 10, 2018, producing severe flash floods in several parts of the city, including the light rain system where 40 people had to be rescued. As reported by Mexico News Daily,...

June 12, 2018

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Very strong and shallow M7.2 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.2 hit Oaxaca, Mexico at 23:39 UTC (17:39 local time) on February 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 24.7 km (15.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Mexico's...

February 17, 2018

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70 homes destroyed after landslide hits Tijuana, Mexico

At least 70 homes were destroyed after a landslide hit Tijuana's Lomas del Rubí neighborhood early Saturday morning, February 3, 2018. The landslide was caused by nearby construction work and the area was evacuated before it took place. There are no...

February 04, 2018

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New crater discovered at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

A new crater was discovered at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano and authorities expect the volcano to continue throwing new material towards the surface in the coming days, Dr. Carlos Valdés, the director of Mexico's National Center for Disaster...

November 29, 2017

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New strong explosions at Popocatepetl, ash to 8.5 km (28 000 feet) a.s.l.

A new strong explosion occurred at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano at about 04:52 UTC on Saturday, November 25, 2017 (22:52 local time, November 24). The event follows two strong explosions at 23:12 and 23:54 UTC on Friday and the strongest eruption at this...

November 25, 2017

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Strongest eruption since 2013 at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

On Thursday, November 23, 2017, Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano experienced its strongest eruption since 2013. Ashfall was reported in nearby communities, mainly to the south and southeast. The eruption started at 20:13 UTC (14:13 local time), producing a plume of...

November 24, 2017

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Deadly floods hit Mexico's Tamaulipas, 18 000 affected

Since September 26, 2017, Mexico has been affected by severe rainstorms, causing flooding in the state of Tamaulipas, affecting numerous cities, including Altamira, Nuevo Laredo, and Tampico. At least 18 000 people in the Tamaulipas state were affected. Residents of...

October 05, 2017

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Impressive eruption of Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico

An impressive eruption took place at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano at 07:26 UTC (02:26 local time) today. The eruption ejected incandescent fragments up to 600 m (1 968 feet) from the crater an generated a column of ash that reached a height of about 2...

October 05, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Ramon" forms just south of southern Mexico

Tropical Storm "Ramon" formed 09:00 UTC on October 4, 2017 just south of southern Mexico as the 17th named storm of the 2017 Pacific Hurricane season. Ramon is expected to move parallel to but remain offshore of the coast of southern Mexico. Heavy rainfall...

October 04, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Pilar" near the west coast of Mexico

A newly formed tropical cyclone - Tropical Storm "Pilar" - is producing heavy rain along portions of the western coast of Mexico for the past 2 days. The storm was named 03:00 UTC on September 23, thus becoming the 16th named storm of the 2017 Pacific...

September 25, 2017

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Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Oaxaca, Mexico

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Oaxaca, Mexico at 12:53 UTC on September 23, 2017 at a depth of 9 km (5.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 6.9 km (4.3...

September 23, 2017

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Extremely dangerous M7.1 earthquake hits Puebla, Mexico - more than 300 killed

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit Puebla, Mexico at 18:14 UTC (13:14 local time) on September 19, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 51 km (31.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). This earthquake comes just 12...

September 19, 2017

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Hurricane "Max" about to hit Mexico, dangerous storm surge and heavy rain expected

Tropical Storm "Max" intensified into a Category 1 hurricane at 12:00 UTC on September 14, 2017. The government of Mexico has changed the Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning from Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado to a Hurricane Warning. A dangerous...

September 14, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Max" forms, about to hit Mexican state of Guerrero

Tropical Storm "Max" formed near the southwest coast of Mexico on September 13, 2017 as the 13th named storm of the 2017 Pacific hurricane season. Max is expected to make landfall on the southern coast of the Mexican state of Guerrero on September 14 and...

September 13, 2017

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Katia hits Mexico as Category 1 hurricane, crawling through and dumping heavy rain

Katia weakened to a tropical depression near Mexico's Sierra Madre Mountains around 12:00 UTC on September 9 after making landfall north of Tecolutla in the state of Veracruz around 03:00 UTC. Although Katia was Category 2 hurricane and still strengthening while...

September 09, 2017

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Katia now dangerous Category 2 hurricane, crawling toward Mexico

Category 2 Hurricane "Katia" is slowly moving toward the coast of eastern Mexico and is expected to make landfall near or at major hurricane strength early Saturday morning (CDT), September 9, 2017, somewhere between Nautla and Monte Gordo, Veracruz. A...

September 08, 2017

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Extremely dangerous M8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, tsunami generated

A major earthquake registered by the USGS as 8.1 (upgraded from M8.0) hit near the coast of Chiapas, Mexico at 04:49 UTC on September 8, 2017 (23:49 local time, September 7). The agency is reporting a depth of 69.7 km (43.3 miles). A red alert for shaking-related...

September 08, 2017

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Residents fear a new volcano is forming under Pueblo Viejo, Mexico

An eruption of gas and smoke emerged from a football field near the Mexican town of Pueblo Viejo in the state of Michoacan, sparking fears that a new volcano is forming under the town. A number of animals have reportedly been burned by the hot steam escaping from...

July 12, 2017

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Eruptions at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano cover nearby towns in ash

Monitoring systems at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano registered three explosions and 136 low-intensity exhalations of steam, volcanic gases and light amount of ash on Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2, 2017. Three explosions were registered with a moderate...

July 03, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Dora" forms near the southwestern coast of Mexico

Tropical Storm "Dora" formed 09:00 UTC on Sunday, June 25, 2017 near the coast of southwestern Mexico as the fourth named storm of the 2017 Pacific hurricane season. The system is tracking WNW and is not expected to make a landfall. However, heavy rains...

June 25, 2017

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Tropical Storm "Calvin" dumping heavy rain on Mexico, flash floods and mudslides expected

Tropical Depression 03E, located near the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, has intensified into a tropical storm, receiving the name Calvin at 21:00 UTC on June 12, 2017. Calvin is expected to cause flash floods and mudslides in the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Guerrero,...

June 12, 2017