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La Palma – While the volcano continues to spit fire, the wind is now also going crazy

A tornado of ash forms at the foot of the volcano. The unusual spectacle was captured on video.

La Palma – Spectacular pictures and a great risk for the people – the volcanic eruption on La Palma never ends. Now a new phenomenon appeared on Monday (November 15, 2021) alongside lava flows and ash clouds: A tornado formed at the foot of the volcano.

The formation of the ash tornado is due to the high temperatures generated by the lava around the volcano and the changing weather conditions, reports El Time. The spectacle was captured on video. El Time published one of the videos on Twitter.

On Sunday, 09/19/2021, the volcano Cumbre Vieja erupted on the Canary Island of La Palma. Since then, he has been a major threat to residents and visitors to the island for weeks. A first death was also recently known. A 72-year-old was found on Saturday (November 13th, 2021) in his house in the restricted area in the south of the island, reported the state TV broadcaster RTVE.

Volcano on La Palma: a spectacle of great beauty and danger

So far, nobody has been killed by the volcanic eruption that has been going on for almost two months. However, the lava flows of the Cumbre Vieja have already devastated more than 1000 hectares of land and destroyed thousands of buildings. The people of La Palma are at the mercy of the raging volcano.

According to the report from El Time, the airport operator on La Palma Aena did not plan to stop operations. However, four flights were canceled in the morning because of the ash clouds. A total of 30 flights are scheduled for today. The volcanic quake remains more or less stable, reports volcanodiscovery.com. It remains as high as in the past seven days. Although the eruption was slowing down very slowly, there was no evidence from the data that the eruption was nearing its end. (n / A)

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