MORELOS, Mexico (KTRK) -- The Popocatepetl volcano registered a strong explosion Tuesday evening in Puebla and Morelos, Mexico, according to Mexico's Civil Protection Authority.
The explosion caused lava and ash to spew, with a smoke plume almost two miles high emanating from the volcano's dome.
Authorities have asked locals to remain in their homes. So far, there have been no reports of injuries or damage.
Popocatepetl volcano's eruption spews ash and smoke in Central Mexico