Since the volcano La Soufrière erupted in early April, there have been no deaths reported on the island of St Vincent. But the eruption has shattered people’s livelihoods and left apocalyptic landscapes and a humanitarian crisis. Listen to @C4TheFourcast :
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The La Soufrière volcano erupted again this morning on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes since the volcano began erupting earlier this month.
“The volcano is erupting again this morning.” La Soufrière volcano erupted on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent for the third time in a week, with leaders saying that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies.
The La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted following a day of seismic activity that forced evacuations in the area. It produced a plume of ash 20,000 feet high, according to officials.
Officials on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent say a major eruption is imminent and have ordered mandatory evacuations for those who live near the La Soufrière volcano.