Amidst fresh explosions in Guatemala’s Volcan de Fuego, toll rises to 75 with more than 200 missing


The biggest explosions ever in four decades of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala, the devastations took lives of around 75 till date with at least 192 missing. The fresh rounds of powerful explosions scattered ashes over a wide area and forced authorities to order further evacuations. The news relayed gripping stories of whole families being devastated by the disastrous explosions.

Satellites could not take proper images of such devastation because they were removed too far. Still, some of them took images to locate such eruption. The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite, which is a joint mission of NASA, NOAA and the U.S. Department of Defense, took some images of the ash plume, which went above the overlying clouds.

The Associated Press while speaking with Lilian Hernandez, a weeping and distraught woman from the town of San Miguel Los Lotes, found that her 36 member family of aunts, uncles, cousins, grandmother, and grandchildren are all missing and presumed to