SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Nov. 26 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The reopening yesterday afternoon of an eruptive focus on the eastern flank of the main cone of the La Palma volcano has led to the advance of wash 10 on the Las Manchas cemetery and the solar panel field, also destroying many buildings, especially single-family homes, and finally joining the laundry number 11.
The technical director of Pevolca, Miguel Ángel Morcuende, reported at a press conference that the rest of the lava advances on previous flows, forking into two areas: one towards flows 4, 5 and 7, located between the mountains of Todoque and La Laguna. , and the other towards wash 9, which could overflow towards the south and affect other locations, although at the moment it is “quite stopped”.
Regarding seismicity, the technical director indicated that it is located in the same areas, deep seismicity continues to register low values and there is a marked decrease in the medium term of the intermediate. Likewise, the amplitude of the tremor remains at low values, although with rises in high values.
The emission of sulfur dioxide (SO2) continues to register high values but the downward trend has been maintained since last September 23, when the maximum levels were registered. In addition, the deformations are “absolutely stabilized” in all stations and tomorrow, Saturday, a favorable scenario is expected for aeronautical operations.
Regarding the number of sheltered, there are 513 people in hotel centers. Of the total, 412 are staying at the Fuencaliente hotel, 31 in Breña Baja and 70 in Los Llanos de Aridane. In addition, there are 43 dependent people cared for in insular health centers.