22 November 2021 13:12 GMT
After 64 days of eruption, the volcanic eruption is stable, while the island’s airport is closed due to the risk of ash discharge.
This Monday, the Canary Islands government ordered new blockades before a new volcanic eruption could erupt from the volcano that erupted on La Palma Island two months ago on September 19th.
Residents of the urban centers of San Borondón and Tazacorte, as well as areas scattered from El Gordon to Camino Los Palomeres in the north, have to stay indoors because of the risk. Harmful gas emissions For the health of the people, as indicated by the regional government Release.
Images taken by the Institute Volcanologico de Canarias show how lava flows Hanging on a cliff, While a dense cloud of gases rises and rapid evaporation of seawater occurs when in contact with molten rocks.
The contact of the glowing fluid with the Atlantic Ocean is the third since the eruption of this volcano. The first happened in late September and created a new delta, the second happened a few days ago and completely buried the Los Gears beach.
On this occasion, the stream, which had advanced for several days between the mountains of Todok and La Laguna, reached the sea near the harbor in an area north of the delta from the night of September 28th. Dassault.
The magnitude has been confirmed by the European Satellite Surveillance System Copernicus La Palma has increased to 43 hectares The lava has conquered the sea. After 64 days of eruption, the volcanic eruption is stable, while the island’s airport is closed due to the risk of ash discharge.
It has been estimated since the beginning of this volcanic crisis 2,651 buildings have been demolished. They include numerous houses, shops, schools, gas stations, dozens of kilometers of roads and other amenities such as banana trees. In total, 1,058 hectares have been affected to date.
Also, air quality has been deteriorating in the early hours of recent days Increased sulfur dioxide levels Widespread, improving throughout the morning.
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