Guatemala's Pacaya Volcano Spews Ash and Molten Rock

Guatemala’s Pacaya volcano erupted on Wednesday, March 3, spewing lava and ash into the air near Villa Nueva, located south of Guatemala City.

The country’s National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (Conred) 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, according to reports. Credit: CONRED via Storyful