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Extremely heavy ash fall' as authorities report third explosion at volcano in St. Vincent


(CNN)The La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted a third time on Friday, according to officials.

The volcano "continues to show periods of explosive activity," said Dr. Erouscilla Joseph, director of The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC).



St Vincent volcano: Power cuts after another 'explosive event'

There has been another "explosive event" at a volcano on the Caribbean island of St Vincent, with power outages and water supplies cut off.

Conditions on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent have worsened as La Soufrière volcano continues to push ash and debris into the atmosphere. Dozens of individuals have been rescued from the northern part of the island after refusing to evacuate last week. Officials are warning anyone still in the red and orange zones to flee as the mountain presents a new danger to anyone still in the area.

UN stands in deep solidarity with Saint Vincent after devastating volcanic eruptions  

St Vincent rocked by explosive eruptions at La Soufrière volcano




National Emergency Management Organisation warned residents to leave and said ash plume had reached 20,000ft.

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