Residents are on standby for possible evacuation at Pancho Trace in Piparo, in fear of the mud volcano erupting.
According to the Piparo Village Council’s Facebook page, a loud explosion was heard by residents at 10:08pm, at Pancho Trace; when cracks began appearing across the roads and in and around several homes.
At 10:20pm, persons were placed on high alert for evacuation from the area in the event the mud volcano did erupt.
According to Member of Parliament for Princes Town, Barry Padarath, a landslip occurred and there is a high sulphur scent within the area.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information comes to hand.