Soufrière Hills, Montserrat: volcano news & activity updates
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 13:33
On 20-27 there was a low activty reported from the lava dome and only some pyroclastic flows were reported.
Thu, 15 Jan 2009, 22:33
It was reported that during 2-3 January activity from the Soufrière Hills lava dome increased drastically. On 2 January, a pyroclastic flow traveled down to Tyers Ghaut (NW) and to to the upper part of Belham River. On 3 January two explosions produced ash plumes to high altitudes and ashfall affected most of the island The strong explosions reached to at least 500 m above the dome. In-column collapses resulted in pyroclastic flows. The level of activity decreased dramatically after the second explosion.