Alerts - Montserrat
Associated Press Writer
Montserrat is a British overseas territory and part of the British West Indies. The island rises in a series of mountain slopes to a high point of over 3,000 feet at the Soufriere Volcano in the exclusion zone. Montserrat is a highly active volcanic island. The Government of Montserrat has issued several recent proclamations and warnings urging residents and visitors to be vigilant and to be prepared to move at short notice. Read the Department of State Background Notes on the United Kingdom for additional information.