Volcanic Ashfall Continues Over Montserrat

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CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: Volcanic activity is continuing in Montserrat with heavy ash fall occurring yesterday and over the weekend.

The Montserrat Volcano Observatory says the ash fall continues in many inhabited areas of north-western Montserrat including Old Towne, Salem, Flemmings, Friths, Olveston, Woodlands and St Peters.

LIAT airline last night advised that the ash fall could disrupt air travel in the Eastern Caribbean, particularly to and from the islands of St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Maarten, Anguilla and Guadeloupe.

Volcanic activity in Montserrat was high overnight on Saturday, December 19th with large pyroclastic flows in Whites Ghaut on the north-eastern flank, the MVO said.

 

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