Smoke and Ash Plumes Spew From Guatemala's Pacaya Volcano

Smoke and ash plumes from the Pacaya Volcano in Guatemala were seen rising into the sky near Guatemala City on Wednesday, March 3.

CONRED, Guatemala’s National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction, said the volcano’s lava was flowing to the northwest early on Wednesday morning.

Communities surrounding Pacaya were being monitored due to the increased activity of the volcano and risk of eruption, local media reported the previous day. Credit: Marcos Cahuex via Storyful