Here’s an update about the current state of the La Palma’s volcanic eruption as of September 28, 2021.
Lava flow falls into the ocean:
Breaking: The stream of lava from the volcano in La Palma will soon reach the ocean!
ALERT 🚨 The lava of the active volcano, on the Spanish island of La Palma, has reached the coastal line and is about to flow into the ocean (sea). pic.twitter.com/ld71E0c20M
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) September 28, 2021
Lava is just a few meters from the Ocean:
The following animation shows the area of exclusion.
Just a few hours ago, lava was currently 800m from sea and residents in La Palma have been told to stay indoors.
La lava de La Palma, a un kilómetro de la costa
▪ La novedad es que está girando hacia el norte, hacia la zona industrial de ‘Callejón de La Gata’ en los Llanos de Aridane.
▪ Tras el pequeño parón de ayer, el volcán sigue expulsando magma.https://t.co/5M376XVvGp
— Radio Nacional (@rne) September 28, 2021
Meanwhile, the lava flow has accelerated in the descent from the Mountain of Tres Picos in Tazacorte, after coming down the Pampillo Core and has also buried the La Costa highway, the last connection to the Southwest of the Island from the Aridane Valley.
There are fears that if the lava from the La Palma volcano reaches the sea it will react to create clouds of toxic vapour full of hydrochloric acid.@RLCotterill has the latest.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) September 28, 2021
Copernicus’ Rapid Mapping Team has released its 9th monitoring product for La Palma using a new radar image.
– 589 buildings destroyed (+76 compared to Monit08)
– The lava flow covers 258 ha (+20.5 ha in 19h)
– 21 km of roads destroyed
🏠589 buildings destroyed (+76 compared to Monit08)
🌋the lava flow covers 258 ha (+20.5 ha in 19h)
🚧 21 km of roads destroyed pic.twitter.com/uVuIrrC5rL
— Copernicus EMS (@CopernicusEMS) September 28, 2021
River of lava flowing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma after new Strombolian explosions.
NOW – River of lava flowing from the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma after new Strombolian explosions tonight.
16 tremors registered today in the south raise fears that another volcanic center may open soon.pic.twitter.com/ywweo8mf0v
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) September 27, 2021
This false color SkySat image captured lava snaking through La Palma on September 26, 2021:
This false color SkySat image captured lava snaking through La Palma after the recent Cumbre Vieja Volcano eruption. pic.twitter.com/3NjD0sSiLn
— Planet (@planet) September 27, 2021
Sulphur dioxide will reach Svalbard archipelago, a Norwegian territory in the Arctic Ocean with one of the world’s northernmost cities, Longyearbyen.
— Copernicus EU (@CopernicusEU) September 28, 2021
The streets of La Palma have been stained grey and black for a week due to the ash falling from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, causing serious problems to the citizens and generating a threat for October, when the rains will arrive on the island.
The lava from the La Palma volcano has entered the banana plantation area and has burned plastics from greenhouses and fertilizers (NOT WATER TANKS), creating a toxic cloud. According to authorities the gas is already diluted…
Spain’s Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) has detected six earthquakes in the area affected by the volcanic eruption of Cumbre Vieja, on La Palma, with a maximum recorded magnitude of 2.9 in a seismic movement that occurred 10 kilometers deep… Is a new vent about to open in the tsunami prone area?
And here another map:
One home in La Palma has been dubbed ‘casa milagro’ (the miracle house) after it managed to narrowly avoid being engulfed buy the lava flow that has so far destroyed more than 590 buildings…
One home on Spain’s island of La Palma is being called a ‘miracle house’ for narrowly avoiding being swallowed by lava. Volcanic eruptions have destroyed at least 200 homes and led to 6,000 evacuations, but somehow this one lucky house was spared. pic.twitter.com/AevthSYHYK
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) September 28, 2021
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