Soufrière St. Vincent volcano update: major eruption yesterday
After more than 2 days since Friday's eruption, another strong explosive episode from the volcano's summit crater occurred yesterday.
A major explosion started around 16:49 local time. A typical tall and dense ash plume rose to estimated 3 km altitude and drifted south and west.
The alert level for the volcano remains red.
Source: The University of the West Indies volcano activity update 19 April 2021
Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the south and west (source: @tonyveco/twitte)
New major eruptive explosion started at #LaSoufriere #volcano around 20:49UTC,with ash & gases flying to the W and partially hitting #Bequia island to the Sout. Here a 2-hours animation of #GOES16 ash product (by @eumetsat )until 22:32UTC #SanVicenteYLasGranadinas #SVG @wmo pic.twitter.com/hCqH7ZneaA— antonio vecoli (@tonyveco) April 18, 2021