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Message e8648de9-23f3-4ed4-a926-cd4debc56471 from ABMS_Met_Office sent at 04:52:49 on 2021-04-13
Status / Scope / Type Actual / Public / Alert
Volcanic emissions could reach Antigua and Barbuda between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning
Synopsis: A shift of winds at the lower levels of the atmosphere could result in volcanic emissions, including ash and dust, reaching Antigua and Barbuda and the rest of the northeast Caribbean from La Soufrière Saint Vincent (volcano). The chance of emissions reaching the islands is low but there is a reasonable worst-case scenario of it happening. If it does happen, the impacts would be minor, at most, but the threat of health problems would be elevated, for mainly unusually sensitive people, such as asthmatics, people with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly and children.
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Urgency / Severity / Certainty
Future / Minor / Unlikely
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