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A volcanic eruption shakes the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, evacuating thousands of residents

طقس العرب GO 2021-04-10 2021-04-10T08:44:24Z
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A volcanic eruption shakes the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, evacuating thousands of residents

<p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><strong>Weather of Arabia</strong> - The <strong>eruption of La Soufrière volcano</strong> rocked the eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent on Friday morning, less than a day after <strong>volcanologists</strong> warned of the possibility of such a disaster, while island officials scrambled to evacuate thousands of people most at risk. .</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Where the agency urged residents living in the so-called &quot; <strong>red zone</strong> &quot; closer to the <strong>volcano</strong> to &quot;leave immediately&quot;, and evacuations began on Thursday evening for about 16 thousand people inside the red zone, which led to the blockage of roads and shelters. Cruise ships are slated to carry evacuees away from the island.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><h3 style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>Volcano eruption and a huge column of ash</strong></h3><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Volcanologists noticed a significant increase in <strong>volcano</strong> activity on Thursday that warns of its eruption, as the Seismological Research Center in the West Indies detected a series of <strong>earthquakes</strong> at the site, indicating the rise <strong>of volcanic magma</strong> towards the surface, as the gas and steam leaking from the volcano began to increase, which is a harbinger. Another volcanic eruption. </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><img alt="" src="https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/709481956dec8c654d5f10a1050d1d8457f538ca/... style="width: 768px; height: 1024px;" /></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> On Friday morning, the <strong>volcano</strong> set off its first eruption <strong>&nbsp;</strong> A column of ash about 6 miles high in the sky and showered on the island with heavy volcanic ash that covered the island for miles, and the column of <strong>ash</strong> moved east across the Atlantic Ocean, covering the country&#39;s airport on the other side of the island, causing a drop in visibility, impeding evacuation efforts.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> On Friday afternoon, a second eruption of the <strong>volcano</strong> produced a column about 2.5 miles high, with lightning appearing in the ash plume. The Seismological Research Center said that the <strong>volcano</strong> is still in an eruption state that could last for several days or weeks, which means that evacuees may not be able to return to their homes anytime soon. </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><img alt="" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eykm3nwWEAIPQcj?format=jpg&amp;name=small" style="width: 596px; height: 680px;" /></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><br /> <strong>Saint Vincent Island volcano</strong></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Saint Vincent Island is a volcanic island in the eastern Caribbean Sea, about 500 miles southeast of Puerto Rico.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> It is noteworthy that the <strong>volcano</strong> &quot; is not Soufrière&quot; with a height of 4049 feet, started its activity in the extrusion of <strong>lava</strong> in December 2020. This was the first activity <strong>of</strong> the <strong>volcano</strong> is not Soufriere after a lull in long years since the last eruption of him in 1979, has caused the eruption unprecedented in the 1902 murder of Around 1,600 people.</p>

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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