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Spain: Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma has showed “no signs” of slowing down

The Cumbre Vieja volcano has shown “no signs” of slowing down according to local officials.The volcano, which is on the Canary Island of La Palma, began erupting on the 19 September, pouring out rivers of lava and huge clouds of ash.It’s destroyed almost 2,000 buildings on the island, and around 7,000 people have had to […]

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Spain: Lava flowing from the volcano in La Palma has destroyed hundreds of more homes

Lava flowing from the volcano in La Palma has destroyed 1,817 buildings since the eruption began, according to the latest count on Saturday.The figure shows an increase of 269 buildings, according to a report on state television channel RTVE, citing the European earth observation system Copernicus.More evacuations have not been organised, however, the report noted.So […]

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Spain: La Palma lava stream from Cumbre Vieja volcano reaches new part of ocean

According to new images taken by the Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands (Involcan) one of the streams of lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano is approaching a new point on the coast of La Palma.This stream is flowing down the mountain of La Laguna at a speed of approximately 1.3 kilometres per hour. Having […]

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Spain: Drones drop food to dogs stranded by La Palma eruption

Several dogs lie curled up in and around a walled, ash-covered yard cut off by volcanic lava in the mountainous area of Todoque on the Spanish island of La Palma, until a drone appears in the sky to drop packages with food and water.They lift their heads to look and can be seen ambling towards […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano spills lava in a new river evacuating hundreds more after strong earthquake

Hundreds of people on La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands on Wednesday woke up fearing for their homes and property after a new river of lava from an erupting volcano threatened to engulf another neighborhood on its way toward the Atlantic Ocean.Island authorities ordered the evacuation of about 800 people from the coastal town of […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano cone the size of three-story building collapses

Blocks of molten lava as large as three-story buildings rolled down a hillside on the Spanish island of La Palma while a series of tremors shook the ground on Sunday three weeks after the volcanic eruption.There were 21 seismic movements on Sunday, with the largest measuring 3.8, the Spanish National Geological Institute (ING) said, shaking […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano intensity remains high, new lava arm forms at coast

Volcanic activity of the erupting La Palma volcano remains high, as the seismic activity beneath the island increased in the last 24 hours, both in the number of earthquakes and in their magnitude. According to the National Geographic Institute (IGN) 1 quake of magnitude 4.3, 30 quakes between 3.0 and 3.8, and 52 quakes between […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano eruption ash cloud shuts down airport again

The airport on the Spanish island shut down again on Thursday due to ashfall from a volcano that has been erupting for almost three weeks. Scientists said the course of the eruption was unpredictable. It settled down in recent days, but the volcano in the Canary Islands continues to spew lava, and 16 earthquakes of […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano’s crater collapses, causing surge of lava

Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have tightened their surveillance of an erupting volcano, after part of the crater collapsed and unleashed a cascade of more liquid and faster-moving lava. The crater was “like a dam,” said Maria Jose Blanco, a director of the National Geographic Institute on the Canary Islands. When part […]

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Spain: La Palma volcano turns ‘much more aggressive’ after two new vents open up

A volcano which has been erupting on the Spanish island of La Palma for two weeks has blown open two new fissures, sending more molten lava streaming towards the sea, as authorities warned that activity in the area was becoming “much more aggressive”.The new vents, about 15 metres apart, have sent streaks of fiery red […]

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Spanish reporter burns hand after touching lava from La Palma volcano

A Spanish reporter burned his hand after a rather reckless act when he reached the volcano Cumbre Vieja, which was just erupting, and touched the lava with his bear hands. This eruption has had a devastating impact on the population La Palma island, who evacuated hundreds of people because of the dangerous nature of the […]

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Spain: Fresh wave of Earthquakes open third vent since Cumbre Vieja crater erupted on La Palma Island

An erupting volcano on a Spanish island off northwest Africa blew open another fissure on its hillside Friday as authorities recorded eight new earthquakes up to magnitude 3.5.The new fissure is the third to crack open since the Cumbre Vieja crater erupted on La Palma island on September 19. The prompt evacuation of more than […]