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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ”.

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.

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