September 15, 2021
For immediate Release
VOLCANO ALERT LEVEL CHANGED FROM ORANGE TO YELLOW
The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines on the advice of Scientists from the Seismic Research Centre, University of the West Indies, has taken the decision to lower the Volcanic Alert Level from Orange to Yellow. Activities at the La Soufriere have declined for the last three (3) months and are consistent with a period of unrest following eruptive magmatic activity (explosive eruption) which can be seen by the emission of hot, degassing, near surface magma at the summit of the volcano.Read more ...
A FLASH-FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES UNTIL 6 PM 23rd AUGUST 2021
Issued at 6:00 pm, Sunday 22nd August, 2021
Cloudy to overcast skies, frequent pockets of moderate to heavy showers, periods of light rain and scattered thunderstorms are anticipated across St.Vincent and the Grenadines due to the passage of a tropical wave. Rainfall accumulations of 75 - 100mm (approximately 3-4 inches) with isolated higher amounts in mountainous areas are possible during the next 24 hours.
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14th August, 2021
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE LA SOUFRIERE VOLCANO IS NOT ERUPTING
The National Emergency Management Organisation is advising the public that the La Soufriere volcano is NOT erupting. According to Professor Richard Robertson, Lead Scientist from the Seismic Research Centre, University of the West Indies, the La Soufriere Volcano is not erupting and there is no increased activity at the volcano.
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