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Eruption of Cumbre Vieja volcano on Canary Islands: Lava flows reach ocean

Source : 112 Ukraine

The contact of lava and saltwater provoked the emissions of toxic gases that raise the concern of the authorities
12:31, 29 September 2021

El Pais

The flows of lava of Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption on La Palma Island, the Canary Islands, have reached the ocean waters near Tazacorte city as El Pais reported.

According to the message, the fire-flows drop to the ocean from 100-meters in height. The contact of lava and saltwater provoked the emissions of toxic gases that raise the concern of the authorities. Due to it, the local authorities banned the vessels to enter the waters in a distance of four km.

Related: Ukrainian mountain climbers ascended world’s highest volcano

Cumbre Vieja volcano has started to erupt on September 19. It erupted thousands of tons of lave, destroyed hundreds of houses and a few thousand people were evacuated. Moreover, the local airport has stopped its work due to the volcano eruption.

As we reported, the most active and largest volcano in Indonesia – Merapi on the island of Java erupted on Sunday, August 8. No casualties were reported.

 



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