Evacuations Ordered in St Vincent Amid Threat of Volcanic Eruption

Evacuation orders were issued on the Caribbean island of St Vincent on April 8, as authorities warned that a volcano there may erupt imminently.

Residents in “red zones” near La Soufriere volcano, in north of St Vincent, were ordered to leave, St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves said on Thursday.

Footage taken by Minister of Tourism Carlos James shows evacuations on St Vincent. On the evening of April 8, authorities reported continued evacuations. Credit: Carlos James via Storyful