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Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano eruption prompts evacuation warnings

Three million people living near Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano are facing possible evacuation orders as volcanic ash coats multiple nearby cities. Popocatépetl, Mexico’s largest active volcano, began erupting last week and has already forced some regions to close schools and caused major travel delays and flight cancellations.

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- 3 million people living near Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano are facing possible evacuation orders as volcanic ash coats nearby cities Popocatépetl, Mexico's largest volcano, began erupting last week and has already forced school closures and travel delays.

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- Authorities are warning residents to avoid outdoor activities and remain on alert should the threat level increase.