Last Updated: Thursday, March 3, 2016

Fuego volcano shows increased explosive activity, Orange alert issued


Fuego volcano in Guatemala has entered a new eruptive phase with increasing explosive activity, prompting an orange alert indicating danger.

The Fuego volcano sent ash plumes more than 2,000 meters above the crater Wednesday. Volcanic ashes have been reported from San Pedro Yepocapa and Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa de Escuintla.