According to specialists, at this rate, the second lava flow will very soon reach the ocean and form a new advance in the water.
The Cumber Vega volcano Entering its fourth week hasty. Since September 19, Island palm (Canary Islands, Spain) is already going through the most important episode in 100 years. All homes within a 2.5 km radius of the crater were evacuated. So far, no human lives were lost in the disaster, thanks in part to the excellent work of the forecasters.
The flow turned into a river of lava
However, the situation continues to deteriorate. As the lava moves tirelessly into the ocean from the west, a second lava flow forms north of the volcano.
Casting turns into real lava river After the partial collapse of the north face of the cone, which bears blocks up to 3 stories high. Which destroys everything in its path. according to El Time informationAnd This flow was suitable for the buildings still standing in Todok City, such as the pharmacy or the village bar.
This flow is advancing at an alarming speed of 700 meters per hour according to the engineers of INVOLCAN (Volcanic Institute of the Canary Islands). Which is attributed to us, again, breathtaking images.