The island is on crimson alert, which means an eruption is “imminent now,” NEMO mentioned.
Evacuation orders are in place in a few dozen districts of St. Vincent, affecting roughly 6,000 to 7,000 folks, a spokesperson for the College of the West Indies Seismic Analysis Centre, or UWI-SRC, advised CNN.
St. Vincent is the most important island of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines chain within the Caribbean.
Scientists on the Belmont Observatory in St. Vincent noticed a volcanic tremor on the island at about 3 a.m. native time, in keeping with UWI-SRC.
The primary band of tremors was adopted by 4 extra with the most recent at 1 p.m. One of these seismic sign is often related to motion of magma and fluids near the floor, in keeping with UWI-SRC.
Clouds of steam is also seen from the observatory in the course of the durations of tremors.
Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Keith Rowley has spoken to Gonsalves and supplied help, in keeping with the Ministry of Nationwide Safety for Trinidad and Tobago.
Venezuela will ship humanitarian provides and danger specialists, Venezuelan International Minister Jorge Arreaza mentioned on his Twitter account.