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Volcanic lava threatens church, more homes on La Palma – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-12-01 17:15:00 –

  • Associated Press |

    On Tuesday, smoke rose from a volcano in the Canary Islands of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic ejecta have opened on La Palma Island, releasing new lava that flows at high speeds along the ridges, potentially increasing its impact on evacuated land, infrastructure, and homes.

  • Associated Press

    Today, in the Canary Islands of La Palma, Spain, a crack was found next to an ash-covered house. Volcanologists believe that the crevice spewed out a gush of lava, leaving a gaping hole in front of the house. The bottom floor of the house was completely covered with a pile of ash.

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Canary Islands >> A fresh river of lava from a volcano on La Palma, Spain, threatens today as it swallows a parish church that has survived a relentless eruption after 10 weeks. It was done.

The lava flow closest to the Church of Los Janos de Aridan has slowed since it began on the weekend, but is still only 0.6 miles away.

Lava from the September 19 eruption on La Palma, part of the Canary Islands of Spain, consumes more than 1,500 buildings and consumes more than 2,800 acres, including banana plantations, the island’s main source of income, along with tourism. I covered it.

The nearby cemetery was completely covered and the remains of 3,000 people were buried again. A crack that volcanologists believe erupted from a lava eruption also left a gaping hole in front of a house whose bottom floor was completely covered with a mountain of ash.

“Lava is flowing on top of the previous stream,” Noelia Garcia, Mayor of Los Janos de Aridan, told Canary Islands Television. “But I don’t dare to predict (about that course).”

Volcanoes are becoming more active and seismic activity in the area has increased recently. The National Geographic Institute of Spain has recorded 341 earthquakes in the last 24 hours.

Thousands of inhabitants have been evacuated by an undeadly eruption of the westernmost members of the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa.



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