Canary Islands, new lava flows reach the ocean: great photos from above

volcano old summit It continues to erupt rivers of lava that reach the ocean and destroy everything in its path, including buildings and cultivated fields. According to experts, there is no possibility that the volcanic eruption in La Palma, Spain’s Canary Islands, will end soon.

in a 60 days after the eruption Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma (Canary Islands) sulfur dioxide (So2), a potentially harmful gas similar to the gas produced in 2019 by the 28 member states of the European Union at the time: this is the calculation by the Canary Institute of Volcanology and the University of Manchester. that it Gases that can cause eye irritationMucous membranes and skin, even if not frequently, reach concentrations sufficient to be dangerous. The emission levels of this gas are constantly monitored by local authorities to assess any problems for the population.

Meanwhile, the volcano continues to give intermittent signals regarding phenomena such as lava and ash emissions or associated seismic movements: due to the ash, local authorities do not rule out possible complications for flights to and from La Palma scheduled for the day. Two months after the start of the eruption (September 19), there are still no possible predictions about when this phenomenon will end, according to the Spanish Efe agency.

November 19, 2021 – Updated on November 19, 2021, 8:49

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