© Reuters. Lava spewed by the Cumbre Vieja volcano flows down a hill because it continues to erupt on the Canary Island of La Palma, as seen from Tajuya, Spain, October 17, 2021. REUTERS/Susana Vera
By Miguel Gutierrez
LA PALMA, Spain (Reuters) -There is no such thing as a rapid finish in sight to the volcanic eruption that has prompted chaos on the Spanish isle of La Palma because it started a few month in the past, the president of the Canary Islands mentioned on Sunday.
There have been 42 seismic tremors on the island on Sunday, the most important of which measured 4.3, in accordance with the Spanish Nationwide Geographical Institute.
“There are not any indicators that an finish of the eruption is imminent despite the fact that that is the best want of everybody,” President Angel Víctor Torres mentioned at a Socialist social gathering convention in Valencia, citing the view of scientists.
Streams of lava have laid waste to greater than 742 hectares (1,833 acres) of land and destroyed nearly 2,000 buildings on La Palma for the reason that volcano began erupting on Sept. 19.
About 7,000 folks have been evacuated from their houses on the island, which has about 83,000 inhabitants and types a part of the Canary Islands archipelago off northwestern Africa.
All the 38 flights which have been scheduled to reach or take off from La Palma airport on Sunday have been cancelled due to ash from the volcano, state airport operator Aena mentioned, however the airport there stays open.
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