UPDATE: Temperatures Of 590 °C Recorded From New Dome

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 16, JANUARY 16, 2021 8:00 PM Reasonably clear conditions in the summit area of the La Soufrière Volcano allowed for rock samples to be collected from the western part of the lava dome today. During the...

UPDATE: La Soufriere extremely dangerous, public advised to stay away

UWI -SRC RELEASE The scientific team has successfully and safely collected rock samples from the new lava dome at la Soufriere volcano. Analysis of the composition of these rocks will provide valuable information on whether the new dome is comprised...

Can A La Soufrière Eruption Trigger A Tsunami?

With the ongoing effusive eruption at the La Soufrière Volcano in St. Vincent, a common question has been if the eruption becomes explosive, is there a risk of a tsunami? Tsunamis are no stranger to the Eastern Caribbean – whether the event was...

La Soufrière Dome Could Overtop Crater In Coming Months

If the ongoing effusive eruption of the La Soufrière Volcano continues at its current rate, scientists at the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) are monitoring the potential for the new dome to overtop the existing crater...

Several cracks have developed in the crater, New Dome Growing

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 15, JANUARY 15, 2021 8:00 PM Work continued today at the La Soufrière Volcano, with the support of the helicopter. An observation flight was conducted this morning by Professor Robertson and Dr Stinton, one of the...

Latest Report – One Of The Gases Emitting From La Soufriere Can Be Fatal

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 14, JANUARY 14, 2021 8:00 PM The Rotary Helicopter that will be used in the surveillance of the La Soufriere Volcano arrived from Antigua today. The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI/SRC) Scientists...