The still-active Soufriere Hills volcano spews up a cloud of ash and smoke.
A home in Montserrat sits abandoned and buried in volcanic debris.
A dilapidated sign that warns visitors about the dangers of the volcano on Montserrat.
A swimming pool is full of mud and volcanic debris on Montserrat.
Gates lock the Exclusion Zone on Montserrat, which is still off-limits without a permit.
A sign outside the Exclusion Zone prohibits entry.
The clock tower in Montserrat’s former capital of Plymouth is almost completely buried by volcanic debris.
A church is almost completely buried by lava and mud in Montserrat.
Known among locals simply as “the volcano,” Soufrière Hills on the Caribbean island of Montserrat roared to life in 1995 after decades of inactivity, causing many residents of the island's capital city, Plymouth, to flee. Today, Plymouth and its environs stand abandoned and frozen in time, looking like the set of an apocalyptic sci-fi movie.