La La Palma volcano eruption which started on Sunday, September 19 at around 3:15 p.m. more than three weeks expelling lava.
The Department of Homeland Security (DSN) has highlighted that since the weekend effusive and eruptive activity has increased.
The three active lava flows, which have been divided into several branches, continues with its unstoppable advance (it has affected 612 hectares and has destroyed more than 1,000 buildings) and have forced the authorities to order new evacuations (of about 800 people) in various areas of Los Llanos de Aridane.
One of the streams is less than 300 meters from the sea, so when you reach the ocean you can form a new strip or join the existing one.
The advance of the third wash threatens new homes and has forced the eviction of 800 people
They record for the first time underwater images of the fajana created by the volcano of La Palma
They record for the first time underwater images of the fajana that the eruption of the La Palma volcano is forming off the coast of Tazacorte.
The images were obtained by the Institute of Oceanography and Global Change of the ULPGC.
DIRECT Volcano eruption on La Palma
The eruption of the volcano of La Palma, live
Live press conference, starting at 2:40 pm, of the President of the Government, Pedro Snchez:
14:40 Involcn and his report on the volume of ash: between 8 and 9 million cubic meters
The Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands (Involcan) has published this Wednesday the measurements of the ash fall. The volume of tephra is estimated between 8 and 9 million cubic meters since the beginning of the eruption.
14:15 The 1-1-2 Canarias offers suggestions to protect themselves from the ash
13:45 The ship Angels Alvario bound for El Hierro to analyze the crater of the submarine volcano
The ship Angels Alvario, from the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), leaves this Wednesday for El Hierro to collect “vital information” in the crater of the Tagoro submarine volcano, before continuing its march to La Palma. His goal is to continue the studies started by Ramn Margalef. Scientists will try to directly observe the entry of lava into the sea.
13:30 Report on earthquakes: La Palma has registered 20 earthquakes during the night
The National Geographic Institute (IGN) has felt during the evening until 20 earthquakes in the surroundings of the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano, 6 of them with magnitudes greater than 3 (mbLg). The volcanic tremor signal has increased, which could indicate a higher gas content in the magma that comes out of the eruptive center. The maximum magnitude recorded was 3.9 (mbLg) corresponding to the earthquake located southwest of the municipality of Villa de Mazo at 04:22 hours.
13:00 Tenerife Red Cross provides all kinds of help to those affected by La Palma
From the Tenerife Red Cross they have made themselves available to all the people affected by the volcano in La Palma who need their social assistance, by providing financial aid and basic necessities.
12:30 The volcano of La Palma “continues in a very active effusive phase”
According to the IPNA (Institute of Natural Products and Agrobiology of the CSIC) and its Research in Chemical Sciences and Technologies, Agricultural Sciences, Biodiversity and Volcanology, the La Palma volcano “continues in a very active effusive phase.” In the images of Manuel Nogales that they contribute, the destructive advance of the northern stream of Cumbre Vieja is observed that “has stopped before reaching the sea and the lava flow advances towards the industrial estate of Callejn de la Gata”, according to reports Radio Televisin Canaria.
12:00 How has the lava from Cumbre Vieja affected? last images
The Cabildo de La Palma has just published these images in which the area affected by the lava flows from the erupting volcano can be seen. In addition, it has been reported that access from the south will be allowed to evacuated residents with properties outside the security perimeter to collect their belongings and that this access will be controlled and that they will have the accompaniment of security personnel, prior coordination with their town hall.
11:30 The advance of the lava, explained by a geologist
Ral Prez, a geologist at the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain, reports live the advance of the lava flows from the La Palma volcano. The images are impressive.
11:00 Two companies on La Palma have been feeding trapped animals surrounded by lava for five days
Two companies from La Palma, Ticom Soluciones and Volcanic Life, have been feeding the animals trapped in the upper area of Todoque for five days, after being surrounded by lava.
10:30 The eruption of the volcano of La Palma gives no truce
The ‘Ana Rosa’s Program’ from Telecinco reports that “25 days have passed since the Cumbre Vieja volcano began to devastate La Palma. The eruption does not give truce and some 800 more residents have already been evacuated. There are already 7,000 people living outside their homes.”
10:00 The initial pouring of the volcano of La Palma has lost power due to the rupture of the cone
Michelangelo Morcuende, director of the volcanic emergency plan for the Canary Islands, explained in the program ‘Public Mirror’ from Antenna 3 that shows Susanna griso that “the initial runoff of the La Palma volcano has been left without power due to the rupture of the cone”.
“In principle we do not have air quality problems,” Morcuende clarified.
09:30 The advance of the lava forces 800 residents to vacate their houses in La Laguna
09:00 The new tongue of fire threatens new buildings that are created saved
RNE (Radio Nacional de Espaa) reports that “the new lava flow threatens areas that are created out of danger. The lava from the La Palma volcano has detached itself from the main flow and has forced the evacuation of other areas.”
There are already 7000 people evicted on La Palma. The new tongue of fire threatens new constructions and houses that until now have been created saved.
08:30 The new lava river that threatens La Laguna advances
The SER string reports on the eruption of the La Palma volcano that “advances the new lava river that threatens La Laguna. 64 earthquakes, with one of 4.1 sense in almost the entire island.”
08:00 Experts do not know if the La Palma volcano is recharging magma or is still expelling the one in the reservoir
07:00 The north flow of the volcano of La Palma has stopped before reaching the sea
The Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) He reports on his Twitter account of the “destructive advance of the northern flow of the La Palma volcano. It has stopped before reaching the sea and now all the lava flow is advancing towards the Callejn de la Gata industrial estate”.
“The lava flow that runs through the north has stopped before reaching the sea and all the lava flow is directed towards the industrial estate causing great destruction”, explains the volcanologist Vicente Soler, from the Institute of Natural Products and Agrobiology of the CSIC.
06:30 First time that a lightning storm is observed over the crater of the La Palma volcano
The Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) has shared a video on Twitter in which the volcanologist Vicente Soler explains that “it is the first time that a lightning storm has been observed over the crankcase. The main stream runs north of the others and He has not yet reached the sea. “
06:00 The advance of the north wash forces PEVOLCA to a preventive evacuation in new areas of La Laguna
The advance of the north flow forces the PEVOLCA (Volcanic Emergency Plan of the Canary Islands) to a preventive evacuation in new areas of La Laguna.
05:00 Status of the LP-2 junction and the main road of Tajuya after the eruption of the La Palma volcano
The Geological and Mining Institute of Spain shares a video on its YouTube account in which “Juan Carlos Garca, IGME geologist, tells us that they are next to the most N stream, the one that goes to the North of the industrial estate. The laundry is piling up, gaining height, and widening (covering more surface area). Due to the weather conditions at the time as it is raining, flying with the drone is practically impossible as the rain mixing with the ash can damage the drone rotors. “.
04:00 “The lava comes out at an enormous speed from the effusive cone” of the volcano of La Palma
The Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands (INVOLCAN) has published a video on Twitter in which it shows that “the lava leaves the effusive cone at an enormous speed”.
03:00 This is how you can see from a drone view the speed of the lava flows from the volcano of La Palma
The Geological and Mining Institute of Spain shares a video on its YouTube account in which it shows in detail the speed of the lava in the most active channels: “Drone flight to capture the detail of the movement of the lava through the main channels, its speed and floating erratic blocks. “
02:00 The lava rivers of the Cumbre Vieja volcano run unstoppable through the island of La Palma
01:00 Video on the lava flows, captured with a drone equipped with an optical and thermal camera
The Geological and Mining Institute of Spain shares a video on its YouTube account in which a drone view “shows both the very active lava channels, which continue to transport erratic blocks, as well as others that are not so preferential (for which you can see lava flowing with the naked eye, but activity is detected with the thermal camera) “.