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warning level yellow! In the Canaries a volcanic eruption
threatens the popular Canarian holiday island La Palma threatens a nature disaster and it could come to a volcanic outbreak. © Getty Images The Vulkan Box Cumbre Vieja On the Canaries Island La Palma Currently, the earth is constantly looking up and before the Canaries - the "Cumbre Vieja" on La Palma could be a volcanic outbreak.
on the Volcanic Island La Palma buries the around the 1000 degrees hot lava on their way to the sea a house after another.
The affected residents also tried on Wednesday further desperate to save the most important parts of their house council, as the state TV channel RTVE reported.
in the place Todoque were reminder, clothing, furniture, bicycles, mattresses and much others, which was not rivet and nail festival, loaded on trucks. These were crying people who had to leave their homes forever. "The most important thing is documents for property, because after that you will ask us later, if nothing is here," said a resident. There was nothing injured.
Lead 2-Spain-a volcano enlightened at the Palma to the Canary Islands
Spain-Volcano / (Lead 1): Lead 2-Spain-A volcano enlightening the Palma to the Canary Islands (updated with new items) La Palma, Spain, September 19 (Reuters) - a volcano was erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma in Canaries, sending lava jets and a plume of smoke and ash in the air. The eruption started at 15:15 local time (14h15 GMT) in the Cumbre Vieja National Park, in the south of the island, according to the Government of the Canaries.
of the volcano in the Cumbre Vieja in the south of the Canary Island, who had broken out for the first time for 50 years on Sunday for the first time, but at least a small period of grains granted people, because the lava streams pushed ahead. Walking the several meters high Lavamasse at first at 700 meters per hour downhill towards the sea, it was only 200 meters on Wednesday. So far, at least 200 residential houses were completely destroyed, many others were severely damaged.
The damage estimated regional government leader Ángel Víctor Torres, including destroyed plantings and infrastructure with "Safe more than 400 million euros".
When the lava would reach the coast was further unclear. The authorities then expect toxic vapors, which arise when the lava is contacted with the salty sea water. However, a wind from northeast drive smoke and ashes beyond the Atlantic, where the smaller, 75 kilometers away island El Hierro is located with around 11,000 inhabitants.
La Palma is located in the northwest of the Canaries, an architecture of volcanic origin in the Atlantic Ocean in front of the west coast of Africa. It is 85 kilometers from the nearest larger and also with German tourists very popular island Tenerife and 57 kilometers from La Gomera. Mass tourism as on the most famous Canary Islands Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote are not available on La Palma.
Spain: The Cumbre Vieja Volcano Lavair Reaches the Atlantic Ocean .
Spain-Volcano: Spain: The Volcanous Volcano Lavair Volcanous Vieja reaches the Atlantic Ocean © Reuters / Jon Nazca Spain: The Sparkling Lavant of the Cumbre Volcano Vieja reaches the Atlantic Ocean by Miguel Pereira and Marco Trujillo La Palma, Spain (Reuters) - The gushing lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, on the Spanish island of La Palma, reached the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday at the end of the evening , found Reuters journalists, nine days after the eruption of the volcano that has constrain