The first container homes will arrive in La Palma from Galicia for the families affected by the eruption
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The first container homes will arrive in La Palma from Galicia for the families affected by the eruption

Published on February 13, 2022

The Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Housing informed that the first container-type modular houses are being shipped from Galicia and will arrive in La Palma in the coming days in order to be allocated to the people who were affected by the volcanic eruption on La Palma.

The eruption on La Palma has officially ended after 85 days and 8 hours
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The eruption on La Palma has officially ended after 85 days and 8 hours

Published on December 25, 2021

It was officially announced today that the volcanic eruption of La Palma that began on September 19 at 3.11 p.m. in the Cumbre Vieja area has ended on December 13 at 10:21 p.m., which means that the volcano has erupted for 85 days and 8 hours, which makes it the longest eruption since historical data about eruptions have been recorded on the island.

La Palma volcano gives clear signs that the eruption might be over
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La Palma volcano gives clear signs that the eruption might be over

Published on December 15, 2021

According to the Institute of Volcanology of the Canary Islands, the volcanic tremor has disappeared since Monday night at around 9:00 p.m., which is the longest period of inactivity since the eruption began on September 19.

Over a third of La Palma's population had to be confined due to poor air quality
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Over a third of La Palma's population had to be confined due to poor air quality

Published on December 14, 2021

Due to high levels of air quality in sulfur dioxide, the authorities in La Palma had to order yesterday the confinement of the population in the municipalities of Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paso and Tazacorte.

The current volcanic eruption is now the longest in La Palma's history
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The current volcanic eruption is now the longest in La Palma's history

Published on December 11, 2021

The current volcanic eruption on La Palma started on September 19th and at that moment probably no one thought that it will last this long, surpassing the previous longest eruption known to happen on the island.

Spanish Navy helps shuttle farmers on La Palma to care for their plantations
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Spanish Navy helps shuttle farmers on La Palma to care for their plantations

Published on December 03, 2021

Since the start of the volcanic eruption, a lot of roads on La Palma have been destroyed or cut off by the lava, so for some local farmers, it has become impossible to get to their plantations.

La Palma airport reopens, after being closed for a week
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La Palma airport reopens, after being closed for a week

Published on November 28, 2021

La Palma airport has once again reopened for commercial flights on Saturday, after being closed since November 20.

Lava completely destroyed a cemetery and a solar farm on La Palma
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Lava completely destroyed a cemetery and a solar farm on La Palma

Published on November 27, 2021

Las Manchas cemetery, a solar farm, and also several other houses have sadly been destroyed after the reopening of an eruptive fissure on the eastern side of the main cone of the volcano in La Palma.

Scenes from La Palma that look like in a Sci-Fi movie: lava and lightning on the sky and a new eruptive mouth opens up from under a house
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Scenes from La Palma that look like in a Sci-Fi movie: lava and lightning on the sky and a new eruptive mouth opens up from under a house

Published on November 26, 2021

As the volcanic eruption on La Palma continues, the island has been the scene of some unique occurrences recently, when a new eruptive mouth opened up from under a house.

Several areas of La Palma in confinement before a new lava flow reaches the sea
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Several areas of La Palma in confinement before a new lava flow reaches the sea

Published on November 22, 2021

The Government of the Canary Islands ordered the confinement of residents living in Tazacorte, San Borondón and the area of ​​El Cardón up to the Camino los Palomares, due to the arrival of the lava that had advanced for days between the mountains of Todoque and La Laguna.

Buses will take tourists to see the volcanic eruption in La Palma this weekend
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Buses will take tourists to see the volcanic eruption in La Palma this weekend

Published on October 29, 2021

Monday is a public holiday in the Canary Islands, so with a long weekend ahead, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, the director of Pevolcan, has announced that there will be buses running to take tourists to see the volcanic eruption happening in La Palma.

More people evacuated in La Palma as the lava advances
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More people evacuated in La Palma as the lava advances

Published on October 21, 2021

Last night, more people had to evacuate their homes on La Palma due to the lava flow advancing towards their homes on its way to the sea.

La Palma volcano: a second lava flow will reach the sea soon
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La Palma volcano: a second lava flow will reach the sea soon

Published on October 19, 2021

According to David Calvo, the spokesperson for the Canary Islands Volcanology Institute (Involcan), in a declaration for EFE today, the second lava flow will reach the sea in just a few hours, as the eruption continues at a fast pace.

New lava stream provokes more destruction on La Palma
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New lava stream provokes more destruction on La Palma

Published on October 12, 2021

Since Saturday, when the north part of the volcanic cone collapsed, the eruptive activity of the volcano has increased and the lava is now more fluid so it flows quicker and keeps destroying more areas and buildings.

La Palma update: Data indicates that the eruption will not end soon
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La Palma update: Data indicates that the eruption will not end soon

Published on October 06, 2021

According to PEVOLCA, the data on seismicity, geochemistry and deformation indicate that the end of the volcano's eruption in La Palma is not near, so people should be prepared for more days of continuous eruption still.

La Palma update: Volcano opens 2 new eruptive mouths and thousands more people are confined
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La Palma update: Volcano opens 2 new eruptive mouths and thousands more people are confined

Published on October 02, 2021

PEVOLCA announced that there are now two more eruptive mouths in La Palma, so there's a new lava flow that could merge at some point with the other initial lava stream.

La Palma update: Lava has created a 500 meters wide delta
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La Palma update: Lava has created a 500 meters wide delta

Published on September 30, 2021

The lava from the eruption on La Palma has destroyed a lot of land and homes on its way to the sea, but since reaching the sea it has started to accumulate and it's now making the island of La Palma grow.

La Palma eruption: The lava reached the sea in the coastal area of Tazacorte
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La Palma eruption: The lava reached the sea in the coastal area of Tazacorte

Published on September 29, 2021

Last night, 10 days after the eruption on La Palma had started, the lava flow reached the sea at around 11:03 pm Canarian time.

Ash cloud could affect air traffic between La Palma, Tenerife and La Gomera on Wednesday
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Ash cloud could affect air traffic between La Palma, Tenerife and La Gomera on Wednesday

Published on September 28, 2021

Although the volcanic eruption in La Palma is still continuing with its strombolian characteristics, currently it has a more effusive character compared to the previous days and the air traffic between La Palma, Tenerife and La Gomera could be affected by the ash cloud tomorrow.

On Monday, the volcano on La Palma took a break, then started erupting again. When will it stop for good?
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On Monday, the volcano on La Palma took a break, then started erupting again. When will it stop for good?

Published on September 28, 2021

The eruption started on the island of La Palma on Sunday, September 19th and on Monday, September 27th, the volcano took a break for a few hours, while people were getting their hopes up that this could be the end of the disaster.

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