Fuego volcano sends out more pyroclastic flows, halting recovery efforts and sending ash clouds towards capital

Rescue efforts in Guatemala after the eruption of its Fuego volcano were suspended on Tuesday afternoon after it spewed out a fresh torrent of volcanic matter.

Hundreds of villagers and rescue workers were evacuated just before the latest powerful pyroclastic flow – a rapid moving mixture of gas and volcanic matter – was discharged down the south side of the volcano as a towering plume of smoke rose into the grey sky.

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