MONTSERRAT VOLCANIC ERUPTION, 1995-1997
2/3 of the island was covered in ash.
50% of the population were evacuated to the north of the island. They lived in makeshift shelters.
23 people died.
Plymouth- Montserrat`s capital- became a ghost town
The airport and port closed
Much farmland was destroyed
Forest fires occured because of pyroclastic flows
Many schools and hospitals were closed
Transport was a…