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Spain: Cumbre Vieja volcanic explosions remain stable without significant changes in intensity

The Cumbre Vieja volcano eruptions on La Palma Island remain stable without significant changes in intensity.However, the explosive activity at the vents was stronger once again, producing ash plumes that rose to 8,000 ft altitude and drifting west over the ocean, while lava continues to flow towards the ocean.Sometimes, heat convection and winds create small […]

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Spain: Rock rises out of the sea as second La Palma lava flow reaches ocean

Red-hot lava tumbled into the Atlantic Ocean off Spain’s La Palma, sending up plumes of white smoke and extending a platform of volcanic rock created by earlier flows.The stream of molten rock from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, which began erupting in mid-September, reached the water near the popular surf spot of Los Guirres beach just […]

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Spain: Ash blankets La Palma Island, no sign of relief

A volcano in the Canary Islands that has been erupting for six weeks, has spewed a large amount of ash over the island of La Palma.Since the eruption began on 19 September, lava flows from the mouth of the volcano have covered 2,400 acres of land on the island, according to data from the European […]

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Spain: ‘Giant lava fountain’ continues to flow from volcano in La Palma

The Sulphur dioxide concentration west of La Palma Island has deteriorated the air quality after continuous volcanic activity, the local government said on Thursday.More than 100 earthquakes were registered by the National Geographic Institute (IGN) on Thursday.While the airspace continues to remain open, Binter airline announced on Twitter that it will only fly in daylight […]

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Spain: La Palma island braces for bigger shallow earthquakes as volcano continues to roar

Residents on Spain’s La Palma island brace for the possibility of bigger earthquakes that could compound the damage from a volcano spilling lava more than five weeks since it erupted. Seismologists said a 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook the island a day after they recorded a 4.9 magnitude quake that was the strongest so far of […]

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Spain vows to speed up aid in hard-hit, volcano struck La Palma island

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez would speed up aid to the hard-hit agriculture and fishing industries on the island of La Palma, where part of the volcano’s cone collapsed on Saturday and red hot lava continued to flow over a month after the eruption began. Lava has covered almost 900 hectares of land, destroying over 2,000 […]

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Spain: Molten lava rock forces further evacuation of area near La Palma volcano

Molten rock streamed downhill on Friday as a volcano continued to erupt on the Spanish island of La Palma, shooting sprays of lava and smoke into the air.Authorities said on Thursday that hundreds of people were removed from the area during the night as a river of molten rock crept deeper into a coastal town […]

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Spain: Mysterious ‘Team A’ rescues trapped dogs surrounded by lava

Since the beginning of the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption on 19 September, people and their pets were evacuated from the ever-growing danger zone. However, after the entire neighbourhood of Todoque vacated from, authorities used drones to monitor the situation and realized that a number of dogs were trapped on a small patch of land with […]

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‘It’s a perfect tourist eruption’: Iceland volcano could erupt for years

The volcano in Iceland spewing lava into the sky since it erupted last Friday could continue its spectacular display for years, potentially becoming a new tourist attraction on the island known for its natural wonders. Thousands of Icelanders have flocked to the site of the eruption on the Reykjanes Peninsula, some 30 kilometers southwest of […]