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St. Vincent Volcano Erupts Causing Power Outages and Mass Evacuations

About 16,000 people have had to flee their ash-covered communities after a volcano erupted on the Caribbean island of St Vincent.

The eruption of La Soufriere on Friday has transformed the island’s usual lush towns and villages into a gloomy, grey landscape. It was the 4,000-ft volcano’s first major eruption since 1979.

Thousands of residents have had to evacuate their homes and seek shelter with as many belongings as they could stuffed into suitcases and backpacks.

Read the full story at Sky News

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