Volcanic activity increases, Aoba throws out “lava bombs” to a height of more than 100 meters, every 8 seconds. The authorities of the island state have introduced an emergency regime in connection with the deposition of ash and acid rain. Of the dangerous areas 12,000 people were evacuated.
Residents of the island are evacuated to the neighboring islands. The evacuation points are overcrowded, it turned out that the authorities did not know the exact number of residents and they turned out to be much larger than the authorities believed. There is not enough food, drinking water.