At present, when a helicopter flies over an erupting volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma, households are desperate to take their belongings from their properties to flee the advancing lava.
In Los Janos de Aridane, one-third of households are threatened by lions, who’re heading in direction of the coast. The household put mattresses, fridges, washing machines and baggage full of garments into the truck.
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The residents of Los Llanos de Aridane have an hour to pack and evacuate, which has occurred elsewhere in La Palma Canaria. The volcano erupted on the island on Sunday, evacuating 6,000 individuals and presently at the least 166 homes have been destroyed.
The President of the Canary Islands, Angel Victor Torres, mentioned that the service can not cease the relentless advance of the lava to the ocean, and extra homes, church buildings and farmland shall be destroyed. To date, nobody has been injured or killed by the volcanic eruption.
Though the full loss continues to be tough to estimate, he mentioned it is going to be a lot greater than 400 million euros, which is the EU’s assist threshold. The authorities agreed that as a result of fast cooling of lava, the circulation of lava into the ocean could trigger poisonous gasoline clouds and explosions.
The Chairman of the Island Fee, Mario No Hernandez, instructed the Cadena SER radio that the Coast Guard has closed the 2 nautical mile space as a precautionary measure to forestall the affect of the ship’s observers and the gasoline on individuals.
Yesterday’s street collapse partially slowed the evacuation charge. The lava was initially anticipated to achieve the shore, however now it strikes extra slowly. After the brand new lava circulation started to circulation from one other crack on the slope of the Cumbre Viejo volcano, extra individuals needed to evacuate late final night time and early this morning.
The mayor of El Paso, Sergio Rodriguez, mentioned: “The lava resulting in the ocean is a bit erratic, and it is off the street.”