Sixty-two people have been killed and hundreds injured after Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday. It was the Guatemala’s most violent volcanic eruption in more than a century.
The volcano, about 40km South-west of the capital Guatemala City, has been spewing rocks, black smoke and ash into the sky.
The National Disaster Management Agency said a river of lava hit the village of El Rodeo causing houses to be destroyed.
In Guatemala City, La Aurora airport has been closed due to ash.
President Jimmy Morales said a national emergency response had been launched.
Thousands have been evacuated. Officials have advised citizens to wear masks due to falling ash.
A total of about 1.7 million people have been affected by the eruption, the Guatemalan government says.