The eruption of the Old summit volcano, on the island of La Palma, fulfilled this Sunday 50 days active without there being data that aim at a short-term completion.
The natural phenomenon that began on September 19 has forced the evacuation of more than 7,000 neighbors from nearby areas, from which more than 2,000 are directly affected by having their residence within the volcano perimeter.
Of these people with homes in the area of the eruption, 1,576 are neighbors of the plains of Aridane, 391 of El Paso and 122 are neighbors of the municipality of Tazarote.
According to the last update of copernicus monitoring held on yesterday afternoon, lava has covered since eruption began on September 19 a total of 992.4 hectares, affected or destroying 2,719 buildings and infrastructures.
This is as follows from the satellite data of the European Union-dependent program according to the last mapping - the number 47-- corresponding to the situation on the morning of this Sunday and that reflects an increase of 1.3 hectares and three Buildings with respect to the previous update.
On the other hand, of the 2,722 infrastructures damaged by lava, 2,593 have been destroyed and 129 have suffered damage; While with respect to roads, there are 73.5 the kilometers of destroyed and another 3.3 kilometers that may have damage.
The Copernicus program, coordinated through the National Monitoring and Emergency Coordination Center (CENEM), has devices for monitoring and monitoring national alert networks, potential risk situations, incidents and emergencies in the field of civil protection.
This Sunday the eruption of the Old Summit volcano, on the island of La Palma, has reached 50 days active and, at the moment, there is no data that aim at a short-term completion.
The natural phenomenon that began on September 19 has forced the evacuation of more than 7,000 neighbors from nearby areas, from which more than 2,000 are directly affected by having their residence within the volcano perimeter.Updated Date: 08 November 2021, 02:22