Ambae Volcano awakes



Volcanic activity has been recorded in Ambae with smoke being seen rising from the crater. The Vanuatu Geo-Hazards Department has issued a Level 1 Alert. The area of risk is near the Manaro Voui crater’s lake and it is recommended not to approach the lake and to view the volcano from a distance.

Activity in Ambrym’s volcano has also slightly increased, with a volcanic alert at level 2. Areas of high risk remain around all the Ambrym volcano craters – Benbow and Marum, Niri-Taten, Niri-Mbwelesu, and Mbwelesu.