The Sunday Post (Inverness)

Ash rains on island


Extremely heavy ash fall has rained down on parts of the eastern Caribbean island of St Vincent a day after a powerful explosion at La Soufriere volcano forced the evacuation­s of thousands of residents. The volcano, which last erupted in 1979, kept rumbling as experts warned that explosive eruptions could continue for days or possibly weeks. A previous eruption in 1902 killed some 1,600 people. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves has urged patience and calmness.

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St Vincent PM Gonsalves

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