The famous volcano of Reunion Island, Piton de la Fournaise, might come into eruption today 29th of April. The authorities have issued an alert.
Piton de la Fournaise in eruption in the past
For the last 24 hours, the Volcanological Observatory of Piton de la Fournaise has recorded an increase in the number of seismic activities with growing intensity. Persistent deformations have also been observed at the top of the volcano. As a consequence, experts have assessed the risk of an eruption. The authorities have thereafter proceeded to the issue of alert 1. The necessary measures have been taken.
Public access to the higher parts of the volcano from any path at all is now prohibited. The police force of the island is taking all the measures to ascertain the regulations are respected.