|Present La Soufrière Alert Level:||ORANGE||There is a highly elevated level of seismic and/or fumarolic activity or other unusual activity. An eruption may begin with less than twenty-four hours’ notice.|
The La Soufrière Volcano has been explosively erupting since 8:41 AM April 9th, 2021. Ashfall has affected several Windward Islands, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados. The La Soufrière Volcano has produced dangerous pyroclastic flows and lahars.
The volcano’s alert level has been lowered to orange. Access to the volcano remains restricted and venturing to the volcano’s summit is extremely dangerous. If found in the Red Zone without police permission, you can be arrested.
Be our eyes and ears on the ground and in the open! Are you in St. Vincent?, Let of know of your experience and if it is safe, capture a picture or video and send it to us on our social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or WhatsApp.
Official information will originate from St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Emergency Management Organization and the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center.