New La Soufriere dome “slightly larger”, but no significant changes

By Admin. Updated 9:51 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

Kingstown, St. Vincent (ONE NEWS SVG) – There are no significant changes over the last 24 hours at the La Soufriere volcano, the National Emergency Management Organization – NEMO said in a bulletin on Wednesday.

But, materials and magma continue to ooze to the surface without associated seismic activity.

According to NEMO, Dome building continues as the dome can be seen slightly larger than on December 29, 2020.

Aerial monitoring of the La Soufriere volcano continues with aerial surveillance captured by the Soufriere Monitoring Unit on Wednesday.

The Alert Level remains at Orange – elevated fumarolic activity. All residents living in communities closer to the volcano (red and orange zones) are asked to be on the alert for any increased activities.

NEMO is asking persons to desist from visiting the volcano until further notice.

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