News tagged with mexico

Moore tornado a rarity, experts say

Tornados, among the most violent of atmospheric storms, rarely reach the size and brutality of the twister that swept through an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday, experts say.

May 21, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 5

Mexico volcano spews ash on towns

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash late Tuesday, with some of the material falling on three towns while glowing rocks landed on the towering mountain's slope.

May 15, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

Mexico volcano covers towns in ash

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano has spewed ash over several towns in the central state of Puebla, just 55 kilometers (35 miles) southeast of Mexico City, but the country's capital was spared.

May 08, 2013 not rated yet 0

NASA image: Agricultural fires dot Mexico

In Guerrero, Oaxaca, Michoacan, Colima, and Jalisco regions (as well as others in the Yucatan Peninsula) of Mexico hundreds of fires were detected by the MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite. The location, ...

May 03, 2013 not rated yet 0

Image: Fires in the Yucatan Peninsula

Dozens of red hot spots cluster at the tip of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. To the south, fires also speckle the neck of the Yucatan, Guatemala, and Belize. Each hot spot, which appears as a red mark, is an ...

Apr 11, 2013 not rated yet 0