Another explosion from the La Soufriere volcano

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Another explosion from the La Soufriere volcano

Another explosion was just observed in St. Vincent.

The vertical ash column estimated to have gone approximately 4km into the atmosphere.

UWI Seismic Research Centre said it will continue to monitor and update.

The explosive eruption at La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent has put a significant volume of ash into the atmosphere.

Volcanic ash consists of fine particles of volcanic rock shot into the air during an explosive eruption. Prevailing wind conditions have directed the La Soufriere in a North-easterly direction.

Communities across mainland St Vincent will experience varying degrees of ashfall.

The Grenadines may also be affected.

The Barbados Meteorological Services report that light ashfall can be expected in approximately two hours.

Neighbouring islands of St. Lucia and Grenada may also experience ashfall in coming hours.