AMBAE passe en alerte 3


Volcanic activity at Ambae is continuing to increase. The Ambae Volcanic Alert Level is raised from Level 2 to Level 3 .

This means that the Ambae volcano is in a minor eruption state. At this Alert Level, the volcanic activity is likely to continue to increase or decrease to its normal level of unrest at any time. The area of risk is within 3 km around the volcano and areas that expose to trade winds.

With this situation, villages and communities of Ambae Island, especially those in the prevailing trade winds direction will expect volcanic gas, ash falls and acid rain that may cause foliage fumigation hence damage garden crops.

It’s very important that communities, villages, visitors and travel agencies seriously consider this information.