Saturday 13th August 2022

La Palma volcano, live updates today: eruption, tsunami warning and latest news | Canary

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Volcanic activity enters 27th day on Saturday, having begun on Sunday, 19 September

– A total of 83 earthquakes were registered in La Palma in the last 24 hours, the largest with a magnitude of 4.5

Lava flow now covers surface area of 736 hectares according to Copernicus radar imaging, with 52 hectares added in the last 24 hours

– Nine more buildings destroyed by lava flow, bringing total to 1,826

– Spanish soccer governing body LaLiga to auction shirts in support of those affected in La Palma

– Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez pleads for patience

– No short or medium term end to eruption claim experts as more La Palma residents forced to evacuate

– Lava forming huge delta on La Palma coast

– Delta has claimed around 40 hectares of new land from the Atlantic

Useful information

– Volcanologist speaks to AS about the effects of lava reaching the sea

– An overview of the active volcanoes on the Canary Islands

– When was the last volcanic eruption on the Canary Islands?

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