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.

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.

The volcano in La Palma has started erupting
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The volcano in La Palma has started erupting

Published on September 19, 2021

The volcano in La Palma has just started erupting.

Fewer earthquakes in La Palma, but the land has risen 10 cm
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Fewer earthquakes in La Palma, but the land has risen 10 cm

Published on September 17, 2021

The Scientific Committee reports that there is a decrease in the number of earthquakes and in their magnitude as well, but that the land deformation has increased to 10 cm.

The yellow traffic light and the volcanic risk alert are maintained in La Palma
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The yellow traffic light and the volcanic risk alert are maintained in La Palma

Published on September 15, 2021

The Scientific Committee reports that the seismic activity has intensified in the last day, but they insist there is still no clear evidence of an imminent eruption in La Palma.

Alert Situation declared in La Palma due to increased seismic activity
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Alert Situation declared in La Palma due to increased seismic activity

Published on September 13, 2021

Due to the increased seismic activity in the area of Cumbre Vieja, the island of La Palma is placed under alert level with the activation of the yellow warning code due to volcanic risk.

La Palma Revealed as Filming Location for The Witcher on Netflix
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La Palma Revealed as Filming Location for The Witcher on Netflix

Published on January 31, 2019

Charlotte Brändström, director of the series "The Witcher", set to premiere later this year on Netflix, has posted online some photos which confirm the fact that part of the series will be filmed in the Canary Islands, more precisely on the island of La Palma.

Marcos y Corderos route in La Palma still remains closed, since October 2017
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Marcos y Corderos route in La Palma still remains closed, since October 2017

Published on December 19, 2017

The Marcos y Corderos trail is one of the most emblematic areas in La Palma and the second most visited area on the island after Caldera de Taburiente National Park.

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