Diamond, St. Vincent and the Grenadines – April 9, 2021: La Soufrière (Shutterstock) By Asshur Cunningham Growing up in one of the villages now classified as a high hazard zone, Chateaubelair (Chateau), on the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), La Soufrière or known by locals as Soufrière or “Soufray,” was always a […]
A grey SUV vehicle coated in volcanic ash from St. Vincent and the Grenadine’s Soufriere volcano, after a light rain storm that has washed away some of the dust. – April 11 2021 (Shutterstock) The Government of Grenada will provide $1 million in support for the Government and people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, […]
Brades, Montserrat – The Government of Montserrat will contribute one hundred and fifty thousand Eastern Caribbean dollars (XCD$150,000.00) along with donations of essential supplies to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, as the island continues to cope with a series of eruptions at the La Soufrière Volcano. Montserrat’s Premier Honourable Joseph E. Farrell made the announcement […]
With wind in the upper levels of the atmosphere still blowing to the east on Tuesday, it is possible that ash from this most recent eruption can once again blanket Barbados. Air quality can also worsen and become hazardous for people with existing respiratory problems.
Thick ash from St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Soufriere volcano eruption turns the sky and ocean grey on an east coast beach with a thick unbreathable haze. – St. James, Barbados – April 10 2021 (Shutterstock) By Monica Danielle, AccuWeather senior producer & Adam Douty, AccuWeather More huge explosions rocked the island of St. Vincent Monday and Tuesday mornings as […]
Photo Courtesy: The UWI Seismic Research Centre By OECS Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has spoken to the Prime Minister of St. Vincent of the Grenadines, Dr. the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, and indicated Saint Lucia’s readiness to assist in light of the latest developments with the ongoing eruption of the La Soufrière Volcano. Saint Lucia’s […]
By Courtney Travis, AccuWeather The largest volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Friday erupted in spectacular fashion, sending an ash plume shooting an estimated 52,000 feet into the atmosphere and forcing the evacuation of thousands. Authorities had ordered evacuations on St. Vincent Thursday evening, ahead of the expected volcanic eruption that occurred […]