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La Soufrière Volcano Update

La Soufrière Volcano Update

April 12, 2021336Views

Information from National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) According to the Scientists at SRC: “the domes have already been destroyed and ejected. The eruption cloud went into the atmosphere and then collapsed causing pyroclastic density currents (PDCs).” So, what we had is an eruption column collapse. The volcano continues to erupt explosively and has now begun to generate pyroclastic density currents. Explosions and accompanying ashfall, of similar or larger magnitude, are likely to continue to occur over the next few days.

 

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