Cumbre Vieja volcano, located on the island of La Palma, which belongs to the Canary Islands group, has erupted. Around 5,000 people in areas threatened by lava are being evacuated by aid teams.
Spainlocated in the southwest of Canary Islands a member of the group La Palma Islandin the Old Summit After the volcano’s activity, approximately 5 thousand people is being evacuated.
In the past week Tie 21 It has been reported that Cumbre Vieja volcano, located in La Palma, where there have been many earthquakes, started to operate as of 15.10 local time.
There were 327 earthquakes just today:
Officials of the Autonomous Administration of the Canary Islands said in a statement that only today in La Palma 327 that the earthquake occurred and that the active volcano 5 by mouth He also stated that the flames began to erupt.
President of Spain Pedro Sanchezbecause of what happened United Nations 76th General AssemblyHe announced that he has postponed his visit to the United States to attend. Sanchez shared his work on his personal Twitter account. first-hand He said he went to La Palma to see it.
According to the news reported by the Spanish press through local sources, there are people around the volcano.n El Paso, Tazacorte, Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paraiso ve Alcala It was stated that around 5 thousand people in some settlements, especially in some settlements, started to be removed from the region with the works carried out by the gendarmerie.
Experts warn of possible respiratory distress
The ash and lava coming out of all 5 mouths of the volcano damaged the environment and connected to the progress towards the houses. 1400 It was recorded that the person took shelter in a football field in the region. With helicopters to support La Palma 200 reinforcements and 64 of your soldiers reported to have been sent.
Authorities, as a result of the eruption of the volcano of gases possible cause to respiratory distress warned the people of the region. According to experts, the volcano will continue to be active in the coming days. to be continued looks like.
Red alert issued on the island
Even if you are applying on the island due to the earthquakes that have been experienced for 1 week, the yellow alarm will be issued with the active volcano. to red alert transformed. The last volcanic eruption in Spain was in 1971, again in the south of La Parma Island. on Teneguia volcano had happened.
Video showing those moments: