There are reports of at least 6 dead and 20 injured after the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala earlier today:

Update 5.48 am. June 4: The death toll and number of injured has climbed:

And the photos and video of the eruption are insane:

Driving conditions in the area are treacherous, to say the least:

These are scenes of the pyroclastic flow, made up of a “high-density mix of hot lava blocks, pumice, ash and volcanic gas” as it raced down the mountainside:

Imagine this in your rear-view mirror?

And onlookers here were almost swamped by the ash cloud as the flow traveled underneath the bridge:

Stay safe, everyone.



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