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Posted: Friday, April 9, 2021. 10:06 am CST.

By Benjamin Flowers: Authorities in St. Vincent and the Grenadines were still in the process of evacuating more than 16,000 people when the volcano La Soufrière erupted today, according to the BBC.

Seismologists from the University of the West Indies reported that an “explosive eruption” was underway, just before 9:00 a.m.

Evacuees are reportedly being given temporary homes on cruise ships and in safer parts of the island.

The volcano began emitting plumes of ash on Thursday, prompting Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves to issue an immediate evacuation order.

It is the first volcanic eruption on Saint Vincent since 1979 – the worst one on record killed over 1,000 people in 1902.


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