Evacuees on La Palma: “I haven’t had time to catch anything”

Evacuees on La Palma: “I haven’t had time to catch anything”

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Evacuees on La Palma: “I haven’t had time to catch anything”

The volcanic eruption forces a massive evacuation. The volcano has at least seven mouths through which it spews lava flows and incandescent stones.

It was only a few minutes after 3:00 p.m. this Sunday when a volcano on the island of La Palma erupted in Cumbre Vieja. An event that has altered the lives of the islanders residing in the southern area of ​​what is known as the ‘pretty island’. Although the evacuation plan was underway after several days in which up to 6,600 small earthquakes have occurred, the residents of Las Manchas had to hastily abandon their homes. “We heard a roar that at first we thought was another earthquake, but we saw a column of smoke right on the same slope and slope, so we saw that there was a high probability that the lava would descend into the house,” says Rayco Leal on television. from El Paso.