Articles tagged "st vincent and the grenadines"

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Tropical Storm "Elsa" - Warnings issued for Barbados, Martinique, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Tropical Storm "Elsa" formed at 09:00 UTC on July 1, as the fifth named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. The system is expected to pass near or over portions of the Windward Islands or the southern Leeward Islands on Friday, July 2, move into...

July 01, 2021

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La Soufrière volcanic alert level lowered to Orange, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has lowered the volcanic alert level for La Soufrière to ORANGE on May 6, 2021. The decision was based on a recommendation from the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC). Entry to...

May 06, 2021

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Multiple lahars observed at St. Vincent, public advised to be vigilant and exercise caution

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is advising the public to be vigilant and exercise caution in areas close to valleys, rivers, streams, low-lying areas, and areas prone to flooding and landslides. Multiple...

May 04, 2021

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Heavy rain triggers destructive lahars, landslides and flash floods, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is advising the public of flooding and landslides in several areas on mainland St. Vincent as a result of heavy rainfall. The area has seen powerful volcanic eruptions and...

April 30, 2021

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Lahar flows within the river system in the Red and Orange Volcano Hazard Zones at St. Vincent

According to information received from the Scientists at the Belmont Volcano Observatory, there were lahar flows within the river system in the Red and Orange Volcano Hazard Zones at St. Vincent island from 09:00 to 10:00 LT on April 27, 2021. Lahar is a rapidly...

April 28, 2021

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Increased activity at Kick 'em Jenny submarine volcano, 1.5 km (1 mile) exclusion zone to be strictly observed

Kick 'em Jenny submarine volcano is showing signs of increased unrest. The latest activity was observed from June 5 to 12, 2020, with more than 1 300 earthquakes. Although the alert level remains at Yellow (2 of 4), authorities urge marine operators to be...

June 16, 2020