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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Photos of the Day: Sept. 7, 2013

In this image released by the Mexican Navy (SEMAR), steam and ash rise from the crater of the Popocatepetl volcano on the outskirts of Mexico City as seen during an over flight on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. The Popocatepetl is an active volcano whose activity has been closely monitored by authorities since Dec. 2000 when thousands of people were evacuated by the government based on the warnings of scientists and then followed by its largest eruption in 1,200 years.