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# la-palma - Last year 2021

Eruption of Spanish island volcano declared over after starting in September
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Eruption of Spanish island volcano declared over after starting in September

Dec 25th 2021, 5:21 PM 35,193 Views 6 Comments

Fiery molten rock flowing down toward the sea destroyed around 3,000 buildings.

Flights cancelled and schools shut after latest volcanic eruption on La Palma
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Flights cancelled and schools shut after latest volcanic eruption on La Palma

Nov 3rd 2021, 2:32 PM 20,435 Views 4 Comments

Authorities on the Spanish island told inhabitants to stay indoors as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continued to erupt.

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage

Oct 23rd 2021, 5:30 PM 18,409 Views 3 Comments

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government would pass new measures this week to help millions of euros in aid reach those in need.

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating
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# La Palma

Volcanic eruption on La Palma showing no sign of abating

Oct 17th 2021, 2:00 PM 20,081 Views 4 Comments

More than 1,800 buildings, mostly homes, have already been destroyed on the Canary Island.

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement plant
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Thousands locked down as La Palma volcano destroys cement plant

Oct 11th 2021, 8:30 PM 24,873 Views 2 Comments

La Cumbre Vieja volcano began erupting on 19 September.

La Palma volcanic eruption going strong after three weeks
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

La Palma volcanic eruption going strong after three weeks

Oct 10th 2021, 5:46 PM 19,484 Views 12 Comments

Some 6,000 residents were evacuated after the initial eruption on the Canary Island last month.

Canary Island's La Palma airport shuts again due to ashfall from volcano
# Volcano
# Volcano

Canary Island's La Palma airport shuts again due to ashfall from volcano

Oct 7th 2021, 2:43 PM 8,444 Views 0 Comments

The volcano has been erupting for almost three weeks.

New lava flow spews from La Palma volcano after weeks of eruptions
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

New lava flow spews from La Palma volcano after weeks of eruptions

Oct 1st 2021, 6:30 PM 20,936 Views 6 Comments

A huge magma shelf has continued to build on the Atlantic Ocean.

Flights to La Palma in Canary Islands resume as volcanic lava reaches sea
# Canaries
# Canaries

Flights to La Palma in Canary Islands resume as volcanic lava reaches sea

Sep 29th 2021, 10:41 PM 17,285 Views 5 Comments

The dramatic eruption which began 10 days ago, has forced thousands out of their homes.

Earthquakes and lava threaten La Palma in Canary Islands
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# Volcano

Earthquakes and lava threaten La Palma in Canary Islands

Sep 21st 2021, 2:55 PM 31,457 Views 13 Comments

La Palma, with a population of some 85,000 people, has been hit by several earthquakes.

Lava flows destroy houses in Canary Islands as people block roads to get view of eruption
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# La Palma

Lava flows destroy houses in Canary Islands as people block roads to get view of eruption

Sep 20th 2021, 10:03 AM 41,618 Views 11 Comments

Some 20 isolated houses have been destroyed.

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity
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# La Palma

Volcano erupts on Spain's Canary Islands after increased seismic activity

Sep 19th 2021, 6:19 PM 93,685 Views 20 Comments

The Cumbre Vieja volcano last erupted 50 years ago.

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Man who defecated in the woods causes deadly forest fire after he lights toilet paper
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Man who defecated in the woods causes deadly forest fire after he lights toilet paper

Aug 5th 2016, 3:57 PM 35,435 Views 49 Comments

A ranger has died in the fire.

Five killed in Canary island lifeboat accident
# Canary Islands
# Canary Islands

Five killed in Canary island lifeboat accident

Feb 10th 2013, 6:51 PM 20,244 Views 12 Comments

Five people were killed when a lifeboat fell from a cruise liner during a safety drill while it was docked in the Canary Islands.