La Soufriere Bulletin #18

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 18, JANUARY 18, 2021 8:00 PM Low cloud cover and frequent periods of rain at the volcano throughout most of today hampered visual observations and fieldwork. Conditions eased briefly to allow Mr. Lloyd Lynch and Ian...

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 17, JANUARY 17, 2021 8:00 PM

LA SOUFRIÈRE BULLETIN # 17, JANUARY 17, 2021 8:00 PM There is NO ‘explosive’ eruption at the La Soufrière volcano at this time. La Soufrière continues to have effusive eruptions, as hot magma reaches the surface at extreme temperatures. This...

NEMO: NO EXPLOSIVE ERUPTION AT THE LA SOUFRIÈRE VOLCANO

There is NO ‘explosive’ eruption at the La Soufrière volcano at this time. Neither has an evacuation order been issued. La Soufrière continues to have effusive eruptions, as hot magma reaches the surface at extreme temperatures. This appears in the...

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...