About 33,000 people living on the island of La Palma in the Canaries have been ordered to restrain themselves from the toxic gases emitted by the Campre Vieja volcano. The La Palma volcano surpassed the longest eruption recorded on the island on Sunday and is now 86 days in uninterrupted operation.
Since September 19, the eruption has caused extensive damage and a total of more than 7,000 people have been evacuated, many of whom have lost their homes due to the volcanic eruption.
Three months after the eruption, the volcano definitely shows signs of tremor and weakening in both gas and volcanic eruptions. More or less strong.
In the last 24 hours, 24 earthquakes have been detected on the island of La Palma, none of which have been felt by the public. Volcanic lava flow has also decreased.
But this Monday, December 13, 2021, the authorities are worried about the toxic gases emitted by the volcano for a few hours.
Volcanic eruption in La Palma: Dozens of volcanic eruptions rolling on the side of the Cambre Viza
Intense gas discharge from Tacande at 11.45 am Canarian time / Strong gas discharge from Tacande at 11.45 am Canarian time pic.twitter.com/Q4Fjl3IviI
– INVOLCAN (@involcan) December 13, 2021
The regional government of the archipelago ordered:The population (in municipalities) of Los Lanos de Ariden, El Paso and Dassault is closed due to very unfavorable air quality due to sulfur dioxide “ Erupted by the volcano, the government announced in a press release on Monday 12 December. So 33,000 people have been asked to be very careful.
“Close doors, windows, and shutters to prevent air from entering. If possible, confine yourself to rooms located far away from the inside“At home, advise the authorities. Recommend:”To turn off the air conditioning and heating “, he recommends to ask more,” For more protection, put tape on the doors and windows joints.“.