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Vanuatu Volcanic Alert Level (VVAL)

Lvl.0Normal
Lvl.1Signs of Volcanic Unrest
Lvl.2Major unrest
Lvl.3Minor eruption
Lvl.4Moderate eruption
Lvl.5 Very large eruption
Bulletin N°2 - Lopevi Activity
VANUATU VOLCANIC ACTIVITY BULLETIN N°2 - LOPEVI ACTIVITY
Tuesday, January 17th 2017

LOPEVI VOLCANO 
16.30°S 168.21°E Summit  (1 413 m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level: Level 2
 

The Alert Level for Lopevi is lowered to Level 2.
This means that the volcanic activity is in the major unrest stage. At this Alert Level, the volcanic activity could increase or decrease at any time. The area of risk is around the Lopevi Island. Volcanic gas and ashes can also affect surrounding islands that are exposed to trade winds.

 

Advice to all communities, villages, visitors and travel agencies to seriously consider this information.

 

The Department of Meteorology and Geohazards will continue to closely monitor this volcano activity. More information will be provided when necessary.


For further information, please contact Geohazards office at the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department