Volcano Popocatepetl – level 3

08-10-2018 07:00

The Mexican volcano Popocatepetl recently erupted, spewing ash and smoke into the air. The first activity started on 21st September in the evening.

The ash fell in a nearby town and, along with the smoke, people could see it for miles. The government warned local residents to stay away from the area.

A massive earthquake in February triggered the volcano’s prior eruption.

Difficult words: spew (send out with a lot of force), prior (earlier, the one before), trigger (start).

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