"We already have data with names and locations where there are missing persons and that number is 192", said Sergio Cabanas, head of Guatemala's disaster management agency.
Today, it was clear that the official death toll was sure to climb and fears spread that anyone still stuck in the buried houses was dead and would remain entombed there. The latest explosion forced thousands of rescuers to abruptly suspend the search for victims.
It said in a statement that a so-called lahar about 30 to 40 meters (yards) wide and 4 to 5 meters (yards) high was descending through the Seca and Mineral Canyons toward the Pantaleon river.
The agency says at least 70 people were killed by similar flows of searingly hot gases and ash on Sunday.
A volunteer firefighter cries after leaving El Rodeo village in Escuintla department, 35 km south of Guatemala City on June 3, 2018, following the eruption of the Fuego Volcano.
The recovery effort was slow, with only nine bodies recovered on Wednesday, according to media reports.
About a mile and a half (2.5 kilometers) from San Miguel Los Lotes is the La Reunion Golf Course Resort and Residence. The remains were wrapped in bags.
Pope Francis is mourning the victims of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire eruption and sending his prayers for their families and the rescue crews trying to help survivors. Smoke from the still-hot debris below rises from holes in the hellish terrain.
"I saw the children's bodies", he said.
They have been helping children and families in Guatemala for ten years.
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Guatemala's disaster agency issued new evacuation orders for some nearby communities Tuesday afternoon, setting off a panicky flight by people that stalled traffic in some areas.
In one shelter, people displaced by the volcano were given free haircuts by student hair stylists.
Diaz added that she did a cut for one woman who had several inches of her singed.
At least 62 bodies have been recovered, with dozens more people missing.
The toxic flow from Sunday's eruption rushed through areas it had never reached before, surprising and trapping entire neighborhoods, and cutting off access and fresh water to others.
Troublesome downpours and more volcanic activity had been hindering searches, but when teams have been able to work in the hardest hit areas, the death toll has continued to tick upward.
The volcano, named the Volcán de Fuego (Fire Volcano), is one of Latin America's largest and most active volcanos, with an altitude of 12,346 feet above sea level at its peak. Rescuers were concerned about possible dangers posed not only by more volcanic flows but also rain.
A photo released by Guatemalan authorities shows buildings and trucks covered in white volcanic ash from the Volcán de Fuego (Volcano of Fire), seen erupting in the top-right image.
"We have some toiletries, like shampoo, toothpaste, toothtbrushes we are also including some cereral for the kids that are in shelters because we know they like them", said Geraldina Motta, director of Operation Blessing Guatemala.