Water is in short supply in St. Vincent and the Grenadines as La Soufrière volcano continues to explode, government spokesman Sehon Marshall told a local radio station Tuesday.
The big picture: Up to 20,000 people have been evacuated from the Caribbean island’s northern region since the volcano began erupting there last Friday, per AP. Over 3,000 evacuees are staying in more than 80 government shelters.
SVG Coast Guard rescues stranded residents
Residents stranded in the north (Owia) were rescued by the SVG Coast Guard.Posted by Radio Grenadines on Saturday, April 10, 2021
#repost via @comraderalph— St. Vincent & the Grenadines 🇻🇨 (@StvincentGren) April 13, 2021
Much needed emergency supplies continue to arrive from our brothers and sisters in the region, this time from the Government and people of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. pic.twitter.com/fdSsk82fZb
Today's #TimelapseTuesday loop features imagery from the #GOESEast 🛰️ of the #LaSoufrière #volcano erupting on St. Vincent Island throughout the day on April 11. The volcano continues to periodically erupt, and volcanologists say the activity could continue for weeks. pic.twitter.com/sE9rI3Aj4G— NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) April 13, 2021
Please note that the smell of gas from the volcano in Montserrat today - 13th April - is no cause for concern, but...Posted by Montserrat Volcano Observatory on Tuesday, April 13, 2021
#RP @BlueLagoonSVG:— Saint Vincent & the Grenadines (@VisitSVG) April 11, 2021
So many heros. 300lbs of fish caught to be donated to the shelters! 🎣
Give it up to these thoughtful and brave guys from @grenadinesfishing who we teamed up with to secure this mission! 🎥: @BlueLagoonSVG pic.twitter.com/FMv8wNV8o6