Tag Archives: Palma

The “Lava River” Still Flows from La Palma Volcano

Spanish government geologist on Wednesday (20/10) said the Cumbre Vieja volcano in Spain’s La Palma Islands is still erupting and showing no signs that its eruptions are slowing or stopping. Geologists make video recordings of very large rocks (pyroclastic block) which floats in the river of lava flowing from the …

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Lava Keeps Flowing, Smoke Rises from Volcano at La Palma

Lava and thick black smoke from an active volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma, off the northwest coast of Africa, has continued since the volcano first erupted on September 19. Spain’s airport authority for the Canary Islands again closed the island’s airport on Thursday due to a build-up …

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La Palma Residents Allowed to Return Home

Head of Canary Island Volcanic Emergency Plan, Miguel Angel Morcuende, on Sunday (26/9) said residents on the island of La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain, are now allowed to return to their homes. Morcuende told reporters in La Palma that a number of educational centers would remain closed this Monday (27/9) …

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About 100 Houses Destroyed by Lava in La Palma

Lava flowing from a volcanic eruption in Spain’s Canary Islands has forced the evacuation of 5,500 people and destroyed about 100 homes. However, the lava from the first eruption in 50 years is flowing more slowly than originally thought, authorities said Monday. The molten rock stream did not reach the …

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