Explosive eruption at St Vincent volcano sends ash miles into sky

//Explosive eruption at St Vincent volcano sends ash miles into sky

Explosive eruption at St Vincent volcano sends ash miles into sky

An explosive eruption rocked La Soufriere volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St Vincent on Friday following mandatory evacuation orders from the local government.Emergency management officials said the ash column rose about three miles (6km) high and that the ash was headed east into the Atlantic Ocean.However, heavy ashfall also was reported in communities around the volcano, said Erouscilla Joseph, director of the University of the West Indies Seismic Centre.“More explosions could…

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