Montserrat Volcano Observatory

Daily Report
Report for the period 5 p.m. 17 August
to 5 p.m. 18 August 1998

Activity on the volcano has remained at a low level. There were 8 rockfall signals and 10 volcano-tectonic earthquakes over the last 24 hours.

The results of yesterdays COSPEC run from the helicopter indicate that the sulphur dioxide flux from the volcano was 570 tonnes per day.

Dust levels were low at all stations.

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

Montserrat Volcano Observatory