Volcanic Action In Mexico Halts More Than 40 U.S. Flights

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Popocatepetl Volcano In Mexico Halts U.S. Flights

  • 07/05/2013 12:52 PM EDT World

The Popocatepetl volcano spewed ash on Thursday just 50 miles from Mexico City, leading to the cancellation of 47 U.S. flights. By that afternoon, no ash had reached either of the nearby airports, but the volcano's risk level remains at level "yellow." Official say that' there is some unusual activity but no anticipated eruption.