Day of the Dead Skull Appears in Volcano Ash Cloud

A volcano erupted this week in Mexico and a Catrina-like face appeared in the ash cloud. This comes just weeks before the traditional holiday is celebrated. A photographer snapped the shot and it quickly went viral with people saying how much it looked like Catrina and served as a reminder for the upcoming annual festivities. 

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'The Elegant Skull', the face of Mexico's 'Day of the Dead' festival, appeared in a volcanic ash cloud during an eruption weeks before the annual festivities.

A photograph of the cloud shared on social media soon had netizens likening its shape to the character - also known as The Catrina Skull - and saw the sighting as a reminder of the festival held on November 1 and 2 every year.

The picture of the Popocatepetl volcano eruption, located between the central Mexican states of Puebla, Morelos and Mexico, was taken on Wednesday.