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La Soufriere Volcano: Foreigners abandon St Vincent in cruise ships

La Soufriere volcano has been shooting explosive ash and gas continuously since its first eruption on April 9, 2021, forcing evacuation of thousands of people The ash fall has contaminated existing water sources and triggered a water shortage across the island. Meanwhile a cruise ship arrived to evacuate some of the foreigners who had been […]

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United Nations releases $1 million to Saint Vincent following devastating volcanic eruptions

The United Nations on Thursday released $1 million from its emergency fund to provide aid to the Caribbean nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines following a series of devastating volcanic eruptions, the body’s spokesman said. The funds will provide for “urgent humanitarian assistance to impacted people, especially those who have been evacuated,” Stephane Dujarric […]

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St. Vincent facing water shortage as La Soufriere volcano eruptions continue

Officials on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent have warned that residents are facing water shortages, as ash from La Soufriere volcano has contaminated local supplies. The volcano erupted again around 6am on Tuesday, the fifth-straight day of explosions and sent plumes of smoke into the air, as well as ash and other volcanic material […]

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St. Vincent Volcano: Satellites capture explosive La Soufrière eruptions

The La Soufrière volcano on St. Vincent, which first erupted on Friday continues to spew ash and smoke high into the atmosphere. Weather satellites have captured dozens of eruptions since the volcano first blew its top last week, ash now spreading hundreds of miles eastward and extinguishing the sun in Barbados. UPDATE: There were more […]

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‘La Soufriere volcano destroying everything in its path’: Huge explosion sends out more gas and ash

La Soufriere volcano on the Caribbean island of St Vincent has erupted in another huge explosion on Monday, sending sulphuric gas and ash over a wide area and prompting concerns about the safety of residents who have not evacuated. The volcanic eruption sent fast-moving hot gas and volcanic material down the south and southwest flanks […]

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Rumbling noises emanate from St Vincent volcano putting the country out of power

A new “explosive event” has been reported at a volcano on the Caribbean island of St Vincent and the Grenadines which erupted on Friday, shaking the ground and blanketing the island in a layer of fine volcanic rock. After decades of inactivity, the volcano erupted spewing dark clouds of ash some 10km into the air […]