SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Oct. 13 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The technical director of Pevolca, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, has announced the possibility that new confinements could occur in the coming days due to the intrusion of Saharan dust that, added to the values of particles from the volcanic eruption, will cause a worsening of air quality.
According to the meteorological forecast, as of October 15 and 16 the entry of a dry continental air mass is expected that will collapse the height of the base of the thermal inversion and will make it more pronounced, so that the meteorological conditions they would be unfavorable from an air quality point of view.
Miguel Ángel Morcuende has specified that this situation will cause problems in terms of the dispersion of gases, so the Pevolca will monitor and monitor this concentration and, if necessary, apply measures to confine the population as already stated. has done on the previous two occasions.
Morcuende has also indicated that the entry of the east wind will send all the ash from the volcano to the west of the island, which will allow a “perfect” operation at La Palma Airport for the next four days, given that the ash will go to the sea.