Lava from volcano La Palma puts cement factory in fire and flame fire, push 2500 people in lockdown

The main danger came from the gas and smoke spewed from the fire in an industrial park in the lavas path, the official, Miguel Angel Morcuende, said to a news briefing.

“The committee preferred to order the lockdown for the safety of the peoplesaid Morcuende, who is it technical director of the Canary Island governmentVolcano Crisis Committee.

lava rolls down behind    the cement factory on Monday as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma.

He told reporters that 2,500 to 3,000 residents in near the fire goods directly affected by the lockdown.

The Vulcano on La Palma started to erupt on September 19th and it hasn’t stopped yet. On the 23rd consecutive day of activity, the Institute of Volcanology of the Canary Islands posted video of a new eruption on Monday, met a thick dark plume rising from the crater.

The lava had destroyed 591 hectares (of 1460 acres) of farmland by Monday — an increase of just over 10% from the day before — with as regards half of the total in lost banana plantations, and the rest in ruined vineyards and avocado farms, Morcuende said.

The Volcanology Institute tweeted that the lava has destroyed almost 1,200 buildings on The island of La Palma, which has a population of about 80,000 people. It is one of the smaller islands in Spanish Canary Archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean.

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