Experts arrive at restless Gaua volcano, Vanuatu 6 October 2009Posted by admin in activity reports, Gaua, Pacific, Vanuatu.
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Following signs of increasing unrest at Gaua volcano in Vanuatu, a team of volcanic experts has arrived to check what is going on. The volcano is currently at the lowest alert level of one (on a scale of one to five), and an evacuation will be ordered only if the alert level is raised to three.
A local inhabitant quoted in this Radio Australia News story reports that a tour guide and a tourist had to make a quick getaway from the volcano ‘as the ground shook and black smoke and ash filled the air’.
Increased activity at Vanuatu volcano – Radio Australia News, 6 October 2009