Volcanic emissions from La Soufrière reach African continent

Volcanic emissions from La Soufrière reach African continent

The explosive La Soufrière volcano in the Caribbean continues to affect the atmosphere over the African continent, with enormous sulfur dioxide (SO2) plumes stretching across the Atlantic Ocean. Experts including Mark Parrington, a senior scientist with Europe’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service, are sharing forecast and model images that show the…

New volcano-linked quakes alarm Mayotte residents

New volcano-linked quakes alarm Mayotte residents

Residents of the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte began 2020 with a return to the seismic shaking associated with an undersea volcano that has been testing their patience since 2018. The latest quake was a magnitude-5.0 at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, according to the French Central Seismological Office (BCSF-ReNaSS)….