Volcano eruption in the Canaries: the lava does not stop advancing

Volcano eruption in the Canaries: the lava does not stop advancing

Many are the damage estimated and caused by the eruption, which could last for months

These days the news of theeruption of the volcano in La Palma, in the Canary Islands. From Sunday 20 September, in fact, the Cumbre Veja volcano does not stop erupting, creating panic among the inhabitants of the island. Many are the damage estimated and caused by the volcanic eruption, not only from an environmental point of view but also from an economic point of view.

Volcano eruption in the Canaries: the lava does not stop advancing

The aftermath of the volcanic eruption could last for many months. It goes without saying that the damage caused by awakening the vulcano Cumbra Veja, in the Canary Islands, are really huge. In fact, there are 400 million damages, even if the most serious aspect is undoubtedly the environmental risk. In fact, there are fears for the release of toxic gases and the formation of acid rain.

Great is it fright tried by the inhabitants of the island. These were the words of a woman who lived in the village of Todque:

The lava advances and engulfs the houses as if they were made of paper.

Therefore, the lava, flowing from the top of the volcano, is slowly settling in the streets of the inhabited centers, creating not a little damage.

Volcano eruption in the Canaries: the lava does not stop advancing

Following the eruption of the volcano, many buildings have disappeared. In addition, the city of Todque was completely evacuated. Regional President Ángel Víctor Torres described the dramatic situation with these words:

Lava moves inexorably towards the sea. Once in contact with water it is feared that it may give rise to toxic gases.

Volcano eruption in the Canaries: the lava does not stop advancing

Volcanic eruption in La Palma: the awakening of the Cumbre Veja volcano

A real catastrophe what is happening these days in La Palma, in the Canaries. The images ofvulcanic eruption they went around the world leaving everyone in total amazement.

Volcano eruption in the Canaries: the lava does not stop advancing

the castings resulting from the eruption have reached a temperature of more than a thousand degrees and are slowly heading towards the western part at a speed of 700 meters per hour.

Meanwhile the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies of the Government of the Canary Islands has declared one state of emergency 2.

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