Residents began to evacuate from the area of the eruption of a volcano in Guatemala

© AP Photo / Santiago BillyИзвержение of the volcano Fuego in Guatemala. Archival photoResidents began to evacuate from the area of the eruption of a volcano in Guatemala© AP Photo / Santiago Billy

More than 60 people left their homes near began on Friday eruption of the volcano Fuego in Guatemala, according to the national management to reduce the impact of disasters Central American countries.

According to the latest data from the office, column of ash and smoke rose to a height of 4.8 km. Now from the crater of the volcano began to flow a pyroclastic flow.

The last powerful eruption of Fuego occurred on 3 June. The tragedy has affected 1.7 million of the approximately 16.6 million people in the country. According to the latest data, the victims of the eruption were more than 160 people.

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