El Salvador volcano erupts spewing ash and black smoke
30 December 2013 Last updated at 13:19 GMT
Thousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes after a volcano erupted on Sunday morning.
The Chaparrastique volcano began spewing hot ash and smoke into the air at 10:30 local time (16:30 GMT).
Authorities say no-one has been hurt.
Lucas de Jong reports.