Mexico News & Politics

Puerto Vallarta • Riviera Nayarit 

  News &
Politics
Issues &
Opinions
Business &
Finance
Health &
Evironment
Lifestyle &
Entertainment
Travel &
Outdoors
Science &
Technology

Some 300 People Evacuated Ahead of Eruption of Colima Volcano in Mexico

Sputnik
go to original
October 1, 2016



Mexico's Colima or "Fire" Volcano continued to spew gas, ash and incandescent fragments into a cloudy sky at dawn on Friday (News From World)

Some 300 villagers were evacuated to a nearby shelter prior to the Colima Volcano erupting in western Mexico, Chief Operating Officer of the State System of Civil Protection Melchor Ursua Quiroz said Saturday.

“Temporary accommodations, which allow us to relocate approximately 300 people from the communities of La Becerrera, La Yerbabuena and San Antonio in the municipality of Comala and other villages, have already been opened,” Quiroz said, as quoted by the newspaper Informador.

The activity of the Colima Volcano increased late on Friday, leading to the release of a large amount of magma, he added.

The Colima volcano, located in western Mexico between the states of Colima and Jalisco, is one of the most active volcanos in the country with more than 40 eruptions recorded since 1576.

See the original at Sputnik

  Check out Cruz Roja Mexicana (Mexican Red Cross)


We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!

CHARITY ALERT Vallarta Botanical Garden Needs Your Help

TripAdvisor singled out the Botanical Garden for removal and placed us on our own page in Cabo Corrientes.

Please write and ask TripAdvisor why all other Cabo Corrientes attractions are still on the Puerto Vallarta page while only the Garden was removed.

Click here to see all the details

Meet the Charities

Community Services

Environmental

Animals & Wildlife

Health Care

Youth & Family

Education

Culture & Recreation

Special Interests

How You Can Help

Use Your Powers for Good

Add Your Favorite Charity

Save a Life - Give Blood

 

Partners for Change

Meet the Partners

Become a Partner for Change

Stay Connected

Find PVAngels on Facebook Follow PVAngels on Twitter Sign up PVAngels Newsletter RSS Feeds on PVAngels


Resources

About PVAngels

Add Your Charity

Add Your News & Events

Locate Yourself on Our Maps

Jobs - Join PVAngels Team

About Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta Local News

Local Event Calendar

Puerto Vallarta Videos

Puerto Vallarta Photos

Historic Puerto Vallarta

Local Area Maps

Important Phone Numbers

Craig's List in Puerto Vallarta

News Around Mexico

Mexico Issues & Opinions

Mexico Business News

Mexico Evironmental News

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Mexico Travel & Outdoors

Science & Technology News

Mexico News & Travel Videos


FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance a more in-depth understanding of critical issues facing the world. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 USC Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information click here. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

m3 • local actions from global awareness