The governor of Puebla, Sergio Salomon Cespedesreported this Monday that operations at the Hermanos Serdán International Airport were suspended due to the fall of ash of the volcano popocatepetl.
Through his social networks, the president indicated that the suspension will be maintained until further notice, in accordance with the conditions for the volcano that remains in yellow phase 3.
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According to the National Commission for Disaster Prevention, among the characteristics of the phase 3 yellow traffic light there is a low to intermediate eruptive activity; Light to moderate ash rain in nearby towns and some distant cities, as well as affecting air navigation.
Through its Twitter account, Puebla Civil Protection indicated that operations at this airport were suspended from 4:51 p.m. this Monday.
The president of Puebla also indicated that he baseball games canceled at the Hermanos Serdán stadium and called to avoid preparing food outdoors.
Last Saturday the closing of operationss at the Puebla international airport and the suspension was maintained on Sunday, however, in the last hours the authorities indicated that they had resumed their flights.
The alert traffic light changed to yellow phase 3, after the activity of thePopocatepetl volcanoincreased in the last three days and caused closures of activities in theairportsdue to ash fall in central Mexico.
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