Lava flow could expand and do more damage to La Palma

After Sunday’s eruption, on the Spanish island of La Palma in the Canaries, one of the two lava flows from the Cumbre Vieja volcano stopped advancing. blow spread more in the days to come and do more damage instead of spilling into the sea.

“It was terrible because we didn’t expect it, we didn’t feel it, tells an evacuated woman, we ran to save our lives with only our clothes on. At that time, I was feeding my mother “.

The King of Spain and his wife visited the victims, more than 6,000 people had to leave their homes. Objective, reassure them:

“Help will not fail, promised Felipe VI, the King of Spain. All administrations are represented here and this commitment is very clear. They will do everything in their power, not only the administrations but also the private entities, and many citizens who want to help altruistically, to lend a hand. “

Seismic activity on the island of La Palma is now “weak”, but the volcano remains active, with a column (of ash and gas) reaching 4,500 meters above sea level.

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