Volcanic eruptions continue to rock island nation as people refuse to leave

ABC News’ Victor Oquendo with the latest on the La Soufriere volcano and the destruction it’s causing.
3:03 | 04/14/21

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Singer MIA to danced around today with a heartfelt post asking her fans to help the people of the island of saint Maine Cynthia ago funny page and she has sent out. Her post read in part as you may know saint Vincent in the granite teens has been very close my heart. I wrote my first song there since going to shrunk as out of the question for political reasons it's been my island away from my island for the last twenty years. She went on to say that the devastation caused by the volcano is unlike anything island has seen in decades. ABC's Victor can no brings us the latest on this natural disaster in the Caribbean. Sea. Vincent's powerful less superior volcano firing ash and hot gas into the sky again Tuesday. A reminder for those refusing to evacuate the red zone closest to the volcano this threat is far from over. Just. In what time. For you to leave it just how elite. Dangerous to your handles explosive eruptions are rocking the island since Friday with more expected in the coming days satellite images showing the massive eruptions from space this series of eruptions. Leading groups like this demolished these side by side videos captured on the same saint Vincent road. Just three months apart showing the stark difference between 81 sunny tropical island. And it's now ominous ash filled sky this volcano spewing a high speed hunt river obnoxious gas ash and rocks. Sometimes traveling as fast as 400. Miles per hour. Even more dangerous than slower creeping lava got very few strokes of the new world Leppert signed up. Police forces of not material window malls and says I I I sort of that they go if any. The living creatures of them among could plumes reaching as far as Barbados 110. Miles east of saint Vincent. It's been raining on and off in Barbados and false science at the subterranean water it's raining like a mad at. A gash in water from the. I nearly 4000 people are seeking refuge across the 87 shelters set up on saint Vincent. Today government officials advise the carnival and Royal Caribbean cruise ships standing by ready to transport residents to safety. That there was no immediate need for evacuation. Meanwhile officials are closely watching another eruption and a tourist hot spot Iceland. New images of tourists crowding around the active volcano there. It's just 25 miles from the capital of Reykjavik the last eruption blasting thirty years the destinations popular with American tourists. Because votes and eighty visitors don't have to quarantine. And in Hawaii residents on edge after 34 earthquakes rocked Marleau the world's largest volcano on Sunday. Scientists warning an eruption could be imminent requesting residents had their go bags packed and ready. Experts say while all this volcanic activity is noteworthy it isn't uncommon. There are thousands of volcanoes around the world every one of them erupts from relatively often push. Or most of the time there's an active eruption somewhere in the world it's so the fact there's two retreats same time. Coincidence.

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