Many moods of a volcano

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Lights illuminate the Mexican town of Xalitzintla as the looming Popocatepetl Volcano spews ash and steam during an early morning eruption. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte

Lights illuminate the Mexican town of Xalitzintla as the looming Popocatepetl Volcano spews ash and steam during an early morning eruption. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte

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Popocatepetl Volcano spews lava, ash and steam during an eruption as seen from from Xalitzintla, Mexico. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte

Popocatepetl Volcano spews lava, ash and steam during an eruption as seen from from Xalitzintla, Mexico. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte

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Incandescent materials, ash and smoke are spewed from the Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

Incandescent materials, ash and smoke are spewed from the Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

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Incandescent materials, ash and smoke are spewed from the Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

Incandescent materials, ash and smoke are spewed from the Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

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Smoke rises from the Popocatepetl Volcano as it spews incandescent volcanic material on the outskirts of Puebla. Reuters Photo/Imelda Medina

Smoke rises from the Popocatepetl Volcano as it spews incandescent volcanic material on the outskirts of Puebla. Reuters Photo/Imelda Medina

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Incandescent materials, ash and smoke are spewed from Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

Incandescent materials, ash and smoke are spewed from Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

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Incandescent materials, ash and smoke are spewed from the Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

Incandescent materials, ash and smoke are spewed from the Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

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Birds fly in the foreground as a plume of ash and steam rise from Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from San Andres Cholula. AP Photo

Birds fly in the foreground as a plume of ash and steam rise from Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from San Andres Cholula. AP Photo

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Ash and smoke spewed from Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

Ash and smoke spewed from Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from Santiago Xalitxintla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Yuri Cortez

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A plume of ash and smoke rises from the Popocatepetl Volcano seen from the outskirts of the town of Santiago Xalizintla, Mexico. AP Photo/Gonzalo Perez

A plume of ash and smoke rises from the Popocatepetl Volcano seen from the outskirts of the town of Santiago Xalizintla, Mexico. AP Photo/Gonzalo Perez

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A plume of ash and steam rise from Popocatepetl Volcano seen from San Andres Cholula, Mexico. AP Photo

A plume of ash and steam rise from Popocatepetl Volcano seen from San Andres Cholula, Mexico. AP Photo

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Ash and smoke are spewed from Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the city of Puebla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Jose Castañares

Ash and smoke are spewed from Popocatepetl Volcano as seen from the city of Puebla, in the Mexican central state of Puebla. AFP Photo/Jose Castañares

UPDATED ON APR 22, 2012 08:59 PM IST
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