In Apple TV's new series 'Foundation,' you can recognize places from Tenerife and Fuerteventura
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In Apple TV's new series 'Foundation,' you can recognize places from Tenerife and Fuerteventura

Published on September 27, 2021

The municipality of Tuineje, in Fuerteventura, partially hosted the filming of "Foundation", Apple TV's new science fiction series.

La Palma update: The volcanic tremor and explosive activity have almost stopped
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La Palma update: The volcanic tremor and explosive activity have almost stopped

Published on September 27, 2021

This is a short updated published by INVOLCAN (Instituto Volcanológico de Canarias / Canary Islands Volcanology Institute).

Several neighborhoods of La Palma in confinement as lava is approaching the sea
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Several neighborhoods of La Palma in confinement as lava is approaching the sea

Published on September 27, 2021

The Technical Director of PEVOLCA, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, reports that yesterday after 7:00 p.m., the central area of ​​Todoque, in the municipality of Los llanos de Aridane, has been overtaken by the lava flow of the volcano, crossing the LP-213 highway.

Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - Daily report - 26 September 2021
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Coronavirus in the Canary Islands - Daily report - 26 September 2021

Published on September 26, 2021

Wondering what is the situation in the Canary Island in regards to the Coronavirus pandemic? Did you have a holiday planned in the Canary Islands which is now affected by the current situation with the Coronavirus spread? We will try to update this page with info about all the islands, as soon as there's something to report.

INVOLCAN announces a drop in pressure in the magmatic system of Cumbre Vieja
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INVOLCAN announces a drop in pressure in the magmatic system of Cumbre Vieja

Published on September 26, 2021

INVOLCAN, The Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands, has just announced that a process of deflation has been registered, which could indicate a decrease in pressure in the Cumbre Vieja magmatic system.

The lava emitted by the volcano in La Palma has slowed down again
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The lava emitted by the volcano in La Palma has slowed down again

Published on September 26, 2021

Currently, there are at least three simultaneous lava emission points in the crater of the volcano on La Palma, while the two emission points that appeared on Friday have merged into a single point.

La Palma update: The volcano cone broke on the southwest side
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La Palma update: The volcano cone broke on the southwest side

Published on September 25, 2021

It was just announced that the volcano cone currently erupting on the island of La Palma has broken on the southwest part and there is now a larger quantity of lava flowing towards the sea.

New eruptive mouth appeared on the volcano on La Palma
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New eruptive mouth appeared on the volcano on La Palma

Published on September 24, 2021

INVOLCAN has just announced that a new eruptive mouth has opened up on the flank of the active cone of the volcano on La Palma.

Visit Mirador del Faro de la Sardina, a newly renovated viewpoint on Gran Canaria's northwest coast
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Visit Mirador del Faro de la Sardina, a newly renovated viewpoint on Gran Canaria's northwest coast

Published on September 24, 2021

Mirador del Faro de la Sardina has been renovated with an investment of 82,962.44 euros, and will now be an added feature on the route of tourist attractions in Gran Canaria.

Gases from the volcanic eruption will get this Friday to Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro
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Gases from the volcanic eruption will get this Friday to Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro

Published on September 24, 2021

AEMET, Spain's State Meteorological Agency, has announced that the gases from the volcanic eruption on La Palma will be directed today, September 24th, towards the islands of El Hierro and de La Gomera and parts of Tenerife.

La Palma update: acid rain is ruled out given the current meteorological conditions
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La Palma update: acid rain is ruled out given the current meteorological conditions

Published on September 24, 2021

During yesterday's meeting, the Technical Director of PEVOLCA, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, presented the current situation and the immediate prospects, and the spokesperson for the scientific committee, María José Blanco, conveyed the committee's latest conclusions to the attendees.

All the Canary Islands remain at their current alert levels
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All the Canary Islands remain at their current alert levels

Published on September 23, 2021

The Ministry of Health has announced today Thursday, September 23rd, after analyzing the evolution of epidemiological data, that all the Canary Islands will remain at their current alert level for another week.

Canary Islands Government is managing the purchase of 280 homes for the people in La Palma affected by the eruption
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Canary Islands Government is managing the purchase of 280 homes for the people in La Palma affected by the eruption

Published on September 23, 2021

The counselor Sebastián Franquis informs that the Housing department staff is now trying to locate owners of empty houses that are already finished or about to be finished, for their immediate acquisition, so they can be made available for the people who were affected by the volcanic eruption.

La Palma update: lava advances very slowly, so it's not certain anymore that it will reach the sea
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La Palma update: lava advances very slowly, so it's not certain anymore that it will reach the sea

Published on September 23, 2021

According to the authorities, the lava flows in La Palma are now advancing really slowly, at a pace of about 12 meters per hour, continuing on its way to the sea, although some experts now doubt that it will ever reach it.

Could the volcanic eruption in La Palma affect flights to the other Canary Islands?
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Could the volcanic eruption in La Palma affect flights to the other Canary Islands?

Published on September 22, 2021

After the volcanic eruption started on La Palma on Sunday, September 19th, 2021, many people have been wondering if this event could impact flights coming or going from the other Canary Islands.

La Palma update: the wall of lava is now 12 m high and has destroyed around 200 homes
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La Palma update: the wall of lava is now 12 m high and has destroyed around 200 homes

Published on September 22, 2021

Involcan, the Canary Islands Institute for Volcanology, has confirmed yesterday afternoon on Twitter that the "Canary Islands Seismic Network has been registering a strong increase in the amplitude of the volcanic tremor in the last four hours, which is an indicator of the intensity of strombolian explosive activity in the active mouths at this time ”.

The markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguin are restarting in October
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The markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguin are restarting in October

Published on September 21, 2021

The municipal markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguín will be organized again from October 1, after more than a year and a half of being suspended as a result of the pandemic.

A new eruptive mouth has opened up in La Palma
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A new eruptive mouth has opened up in La Palma

Published on September 21, 2021

The Canary Islands emergency coordinating center, reported last night at 9:15 p.m. (local time) that a new eruptive mouth has appeared in Tacande, in the municipality of El Paso.

The lava will likely reach the coastal area of La Palma this evening
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The lava will likely reach the coastal area of La Palma this evening

Published on September 20, 2021

The president of the Government of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has announced that based on expert's estimates, the lava flow will reach the coastal area at around 8:00 p.m today.

La Palma eruption: the lava flows advance with 700 m per hour
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La Palma eruption: the lava flows advance with 700 m per hour

Published on September 20, 2021

According to the data provided by the Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands (Involcan), the lava flows from this Sunday's eruption in La Palma advance with a speed of about 700 meters/hour and have a temperature of 1,075 ºC.

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