VESSEL WITH RELIEF SUPPLIES SINKS IN EN ROUTE TO ST VINCENT FROM ST LUCIA

A vessel carrying relief supplies from Saint Lucia to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines sank Saturday afternoon, Marine Police say. But another boat saved the three people on board the ‘Sunshine Angels’, according to the police. Law enforcement officials told St Lucia Times that the individuals on board at the time the boat sank were the Saint Lucian … Continued

HURRICANE SEASON 2021 TO MIMIC 1996, 2001, 2008, 2011 & 2017

Researchers at the Colorado State University (CSU) in the US have predicted that the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season will be above-average. CSU cited the likely absence of El Niño as a primary factor. “Tropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures are near their long-term averages, while subtropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures are much warmer than their long-term … Continued

LA SOUFRIERE VOLCANIC ERUPTION LEAVES ‘ENTIRE POPULATION’ OF ST. VINCENT WITHOUT CLEAN WATER, UN SAYS

UNITED NATIONS, CMC – The United Nations said last week’s eruption of La Soufrière volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has left the entire population of the main island without clean water and electricity. Citing reports from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Stéphane Dujarric, said that about 20,000 people … Continued

LIAT SUSPENDS SERVICES DUE TO VOLCANIC ACTIVITY

LIAT has suspended all flights in the Southern part of its network as of Friday April 9th, 2021 due to the volcanic activity in St. Vincent. The suspension, which affects all flights south of Dominica, has been caused by the explosive eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent. This eruption as expected has … Continued

EXPLOSIVE VOLCANIC ERUPTION OVERNIGHT IN ST VINCENT; LAVA FLOWING, ASH & ROCKS FALLING LIKE SNOW, NO RUNNING WATER & POWER OUTAGES

A large explosive eruption has occurred overnight at the La Soufriere volcano. The eruption was seen on the Martinique radar at approximately 4.15 am. According to NEMO the islands disaster agency “dome collapse and pyroclastic flow along the valleys on the eastern and western coast” have occurred. On Monday morning, the island’s government said that … Continued

ST VINCENT VOLCANO TO ERUPT WITH HOURS OR DAYS,OVER 20,000 PEOPLE FORCED TO EVACUATE!

La Soufriere, which has been erupting effusively since December, can erupt explosively in hours or days, Professor Richard Robertson, the lead scientist monitoring the volcano, said on Thursday. Robertson noted at an emergency press conference hosted by Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, that the heightened volcanic-tectonic (VT) earthquakes in March had   suggested that fresh magma was … Continued