Flash – Red alert after Guatemala volcano erupts again, 200 flee – France 24

GUATEMALA CITY (AFP) – Guatemalan authorities on Monday declared a red alert after the Fuego volcano erupted again, forcing about 200 residents to flee.A fiery glow rose from the crater of Fuego which is erupting for the fifth time this year, one month after the last one and following a June 3 rain of rocks, ash and toxic gases that left almost 200 people dead and 235 missing.A spokesman for Guatemala’s disaster management agency CONRED, David de Leon, said 214 residents who live on the slopes of Fuego, mostly in the southern municipality of Escuintla, were moved to safe zones and more will follow.

Source: Flash – Red alert after Guatemala volcano erupts again, 200 flee – France 24

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