Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 5 p.m. 8 August
to 5 p.m. 9 August 1998

The level of activity at the volcano remained low today. There were 5 volcano-tectonic earthquakes and 15 rockfalls.

Heavy rain last night kept the dust levels low at all the monitoring sites.

Residents should continue listening to Radio Montserrat in case there are sudden developments in the state of the volcano.

Mr Ritchie Robertson left Montserrat today. Professor Steve Sparks is Chief Scientist until the end of August.

Montserrat Volcano Observatory