Eruptive activity of Ambae volcano in Vanuatu is now evident on satellite imagery and high thermal anomalies have been detected. The Alert Level for Ambae volcano has been raised again to Level 4. Locals are reporting red-colored clouds around the summit. Authorities in Vanuatu were preparing to

evacuate as many as 5000 people on Saturday, as a volcanic eruption on Ambae island continued to intensify.  The Geohazards Department on Saturday raised the volcanic alert from level three to four (moderate eruption state). The volcano is one of the most active in the world. READ MORE