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Mexico's Popocatepetl Volcano Erupts, Causing Flight Delays

posted 4 Jul 2013, 13:20 by Mpelembe   [ updated 4 Jul 2013, 13:20 ]

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano erupts, with ash from volcano suspending flights at Mexico City's international airport.

NATIONAL PARK IZTACCIHUATL-POPOCATEPETL, MEXICO (JULY 4, 2013) (TELEVISA) -  Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano dramatically erupted on Thursday (July 4) lighting up the sky with incandescent rocks and forcing flights to be cancelled.

Flights to and from Mexico City's international airport, were halted on Thursday morning as ash from the volcano covered the runway, a state government official said.

So far, American Airlines, US Airways, Delta Airlines and Alaska Airlinessuspended flights, as well as Aeromexico.