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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.
The Spanish authorities announced Thursday, September 23 that one of the two lava flows, caused by the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma in the archipelago of the Canaries, "stopped" while The other continues its progression "but much more slowly than before".
One of the two lava flows of the Volcano, entered on Sunday 19 September on the Spanish Island of La Palma in the Canaries Archipelago, ceased to move forward, announced on Thursday the authorities.
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.
"One of the lava flows stopped" , explained to the press Maria José Blanco, director of the National Geographic Institute (IGN), after a meeting of the authorities to follow.
possible toxic gas emissions
The other casting, the width of which reaches 500 meters, "continues its progression, but much more slowly than before" especially because of the topography, she added before emphasizing Whether the castings should not reach the immediate ocean, "Nor today, neither tomorrow" , Friday.
Authorities fear the arrival of the lava in the sea due to the emission of toxic gases it might cause.
Maria José Blanco said, however, that this slowdown of the flows did not mean that the eruption had lost in intensity.
The volcano "remains active, with a column (of ashes and gas) up to 4,500 meters above sea level," she said again.
Eruption in the Canary Islands: A hundred houses destroyed, 5,500 people evacuated
© AFP L Es cast lava by the Cumbre Vieja volcano, entered on Sunday on the Spanish island of La Palma in Canaries, resulted in the 'Evacuation of about 5,500 people and destroyed a hundred houses down to the sea that they had to reach Monday night. According to the regional government of the tourist archipelago on the offshore coast of northwestern , a total of 5,500 people had to leave home since the beginning of the eruption. "We have no human loss to deplore (...) And I think it's the best n
according to the latest data of Copernicus, the European Geospatial Measurement System, the lava has so far destroyed 350 buildings and covered 166.2 hectares, or 30 buildings and 12 hectares more than the day before, on the island whose main island. Economic activity is the banana culture. No deadly victim The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja, which did not hurt any fatal victim, resulted in the evacuation of 6,100 people, including 400 tourists. King Felipe VI went to the island Thursday accompanied by Queen Letizia and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, returning from the UN General Assembly to New York.
"The aid will not fail" , promised the head of state to the evacuees that he met, ensuring that the different administrations "will do everything in their power" .
"These are days and nights of a huge sadness and an immense anxiety for all these families," he commented.
New Schlot on the volcano on La Palma .
on the volcano broken before twelve days on the Canary Island La Palma has formed a new slot. © Saul Santos / AP / DPA The lava from the volcano on La Palma flows into the sea. The new lavastrom flow parallel to the older ones in the southwest La Palma and is relatively small, but already relate to previously spotted surfaces, explained Luca d'Auria from the Volcanological Institute (Involvan) of the Spanish island on Friday before journalists.