SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Oct 4 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Pevolca Steering Committee has agreed to reinforce the monitoring and surveillance work after the appearance of more fluid lavas as a result of the collapse of part of the La Palma volcano, which could lead to changes in the direction of the streams that would force new measures to be taken of civil protection.
This has been reported by the technical director of Pevolca, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, who explained that the collapse and destruction that occurred late in the afternoon yesterday of a part of the volcanic cone has produced an enormous contribution of very fluid lava and a “spike” increase in explosiveness.
Morcuende has pointed out that the eruptive activity continues to be strombolian with certain characteristics of fluid lavas that may be Hawaiian in nature, which is why they are being monitored and monitored, given that this type of fluid pouring could lead to some change in the direction of the streams. current casts.
The technical director warned that if this finally happened, it would force other civil protection measures to be taken to safeguard the safety of the people who could be affected by this variation in the course of the flows.