Lava bombs in Vanuatu thrown 50 to 100 metresStaff Writer | October 1, 2017
A vulcanologist says he saw lava bombs thrown high in to the air during an observation flight over an erupting volcano in Vanuatu.
Pacific A state of emergency
A state of emergency was declared on 26 September.
All 11,000 residents of Ambae - five percent of Vanuatu's population - have been told to evacuate the island.
Initially, islanders moved to shelters on Ambae but the government then ordered a mandatory island-wide evacuation. ■