Volcanic eruption in La Palma - 1200 degrees, blocks as high as three-storey houses: new lava flow destroys part of the city

Volcanic eruption in La Palma – 1200 degrees, blocks as high as three-storey houses: new lava flow destroys part of the city

North Todok was completely destroyed by the second lava flow.

It’s been three weeks since then They are the Cumbre Vieja volcano I entered eruption. Three endless weeks for the people of the island palm, in the archipelago Canary Islands (Spain). While thousands of homes were evacuated and not destroyed. Three weeks of pain in the face of a volcano whose activity continues to increase.

This Saturday again, the Cumbre Vieja eruption marked a new tipping point. while a lava flow It rages in the west of the hole (which itself is divided into two branches)On the northern side of the cone, another lava flow erupted. so much that it collapsed.

New lava flow, I and 1240°C destroyed the few remaining buildings north of Todok / New lava flow, I and 1240°C destroyed the few remaining buildings north of Todok pic.twitter.com/my7a8WeT8i

involcan October 10, 2021

1200 degrees, blocks with a height of three-storey houses

The result: lava penetrates this new path. And destroys everything in its path as it was the case north of the city todocWhich is famous for its church that was swept in the first week of the eruption of the volcano. Pictures that were around the world. The few buildings in the north of this small village of 1,300 that resisted the first passage of lava all sagged this weekend, especially Opposite and one tape which was completely destroyed.

This new lava flow is only one kilometer from the ocean. But it is especially dangerous, as it indicates more than 1200 degrees Celsius which carries lumps of lava as high as three-storey housesAccording to the Spanish Institute of Geology and Mining (IGME). Which, once again, provides stunning images of this natural disaster.

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