Vanuatu volcano erupts; 11,000 prepare to evacuate

A flotilla of crafts was headed to the Pacific island of Ambae, Vanuatu, on Sunday as endeavors got underway to evacuate all 11,000 inhabitants because of an starting volcano.

Globs of lava were received flying as far as 300 hoofs every few seconds, vulcanologist Brad Scott told Radio New Zealand.

The eruption has polluted irrigate roots on small island developing, leaving thousands in need of safe clean drinking water, Red Cross delegate Joe Cropp told Reuters.