Activity has been relatively low overnight. No hybrid earthquakes were detected by the seismic system and signals from rockfalls were the only significant activity. There was a short period of enhanced rockfall activity, between about 3 and 4 am.
The dome continues to grow faster than it sheds material. A large collapse could occur without warning and might lead to explosive activity. Pyroclastic flows from a large collapse can now get into the Belham Valley very easily and may reach the Belham Bridge or beyond. The Belham Valley might become filled with material very quickly, which could allow the flows to reach the Old Towne and Friths areas and the associated surges to get to Salem.
The southern part of Montserrat is extremely dangerous and all areas south of the Nantes River should be evacuated. Residents of Montserrat should stay vigilant and listen to Radio Montserrat for information. Ash masks should be worn at all times in ashy conditions.