Thousands evacuate St. Vincent amid volcanic eruption

Much of St. Vincent remains covered in ash following eruptions Friday at the island's La Soufriere volcano.
2:06 | 04/12/21

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Regulation now on the Caribbean islands saint Vincent. We'll volcanic eruptions forced thousands of residents to flee their homes conditions are worsening officials say the pilot looks like a battle zone. Picture Kendall has the latest good morning Victor. Good morning George. The authorities on the island telling us that it looks like a desolate place we are now four days into this disaster. And unfortunately for everyone impacted their experts say that this volcano could keep are opting for weeks maybe even months. This morning the Caribbean island of saint Vincent is Cody in. Ash from long dormant volcano rumbling over the weekend blasting giant clouds of smoke into the sky. Officials say the island looks like a battle zone. The first eruption early Friday morning followed by a second one just hours later. Forty cease plumes of smoke are rising above 25000. Feet time. Ash ball blanketing callers. Damaging homes and businesses and knocking out power. About 161000. Saint Vincent residents have been evacuated out of the most dangerous areas surrounding Los soupy air volcano. Who dream Simmons and his friends meet multiple trips might vote in bud Clark. To remove residents from the danger over the weekend this assault paradise now. When I walk took streets. Might. Feet or literally sink in in choose. And today Irish are attempting renewed its Smart or 00. Cruise ships coming to the rescue. Will Caribbean and carnival cruises at the ready for evacuees to come aboard preparing food and train crew members to assist new residents are on board yet. Other violence are expected to slash traveling across more than 100 miles of ocean to the nearby island of Barbados. Ash raining down like snow turning to daytime sky dark. Nearby islands of offered to take in those evacuees a State Department spokesperson telling ABC news that they're not aware of any US citizens affected at this time. Guys that resonate we heard from he has been working around the clock saying he does not want to leave anyone behind.

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